Graduation Forms

Accepting applications for graduation May 3, 2014 only

(Graduate Degrees Only)

ACTION  DATE DUE 
- Application for Graduate Degree (required)
- Tracking of Graduate Students form (required)
- Press Release form
(required)
ALL 3 REQUIRED FORMS must be typed  CLICK HERE

- Change in Petition for Candidacy (only if necessary)    CLICK HERE
February 7, 2014
- $40 graduation fee (required- does NOT cover cap & gown)
  send CASH,
CHECK OR MONEY ORDER ONLY to the Graduate School, NO CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED
February 7, 2014
-Order cap and gown  (OPTIONAL- only if you are walking in
    the commencement ceremony or want to purchase)
*Contact the bookstore to order. 
 
Contact the Bookstore 
- Dissertation/Thesis* (if appropriate)
One finished draft for reviewing due 3 weeks before graduation:
Two final copies for binding due 2 weeks before graduation:
* See
Thesis and Dissertation Preparation Guide
 
April 11, 2014
April 18, 2014

- Incomplete grades completed  April 18, 2014
- Department notification of comprehensive examination
or portfolio results (if applicable)
 
April 18, 2014

        

THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE GRADUATE OFFICE

TYPE all forms, completely and accurately.

Application for Graduate Degree and $40 fee (Cash, Checks or Money Orders only, no credit cards): 
Please complete carefully as this information will be used/printed EXACTLY as it appears on this form.  If you will be submitting a thesis or dissertation contact Susan Wood in the Graduate School office before completing your application.
Tracking of Graduate Students form
Press Release form
Change in Petition for Candidacy: 

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. Ken Vaughn, Mashburn Hall Room 119A, 450-3131.