Graduation Forms

No longer accepting applications for graduation December 2014
Check back in January to apply to graduate in May 2015
(Graduate Degrees Only)

ACTION  DATE DUE 
- Pay $40 graduate graduation fee (myUCA)
- Complete and submit an Application for Graduate Degree
- Complete and submit a Press Release form
- Change in Petition for Candidacy (only if necessary)  
February 6, 2015
-Order cap and gown  (OPTIONAL- if participating at
    the commencement ceremony or want to purchase)
Contact the Bookstore 
- Dissertation/Thesis*
(A) One finished draft for reviewing
(B) Two final copies for binding
*failure to meet deadlines may result in your degree being awarded in the subsequent semester
(A) March 27, 2015
(B)
April 17, 2015
- Incomplete grades completed  April 24, 2015
- Department notification of comprehensive examination
or portfolio results (if applicable)
 
April 24, 2015

        

THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE GRADUATE OFFICE

TYPE all forms, completely and accurately.

Application for Graduate Degree (CLICK HERE)
Please complete carefully as this information will be used/printed EXACTLY as it appears on this form.  You MUST pay the $40 graduation fee online (myUCA) or the application to graduate will not be processed.
Press Release form (CLICK HERE)
Change in Petition for Candidacy (CLICK HERE)

This form is only required if the courses you complete for your degree vary from those listed on your approved Petition for Candidacy  Program of Study.

Cap & Gown:
Contact the bookstore with any questions regarding the ordering of caps and gowns. 

AFTER TURNING IN THE PACKET

An email from the Graduate Office will be sent to you with information regarding the Commencement Ceremony.  As graduation approaches, more detailed information will also be posted on the Graduate School website.  Please be certain to verify which ceremony in which your program will participate.

All students receiving financial aid must contact the Financial Aid Office at 450-3140 to schedule an exit interview.

For information concerning caps and gowns, graduation invitations, and class rings, contact the UCA Bookstore at (501) 450-3166.

Diplomas will be mailed approximately 10-12 weeks after graduation.  For information concerning Teacher Licensure, contact Dr. Gary Bunn, Mashburn Hall Room 119A, 450-5057.