Application for Graduation

Submit an Application for Graduation (Summer 2024 Applicants):

Submit your application via AccessPlus student tab, graduation, application (upper left corner).

An application for graduation should be submitted only if all academic requirements will be completed in the term specified on the application (this includes internships, transfer credits, no non-reports or incompletes, etc.)

  • Incomplete and non-report grades should be submitted to the office of the Registrar by the last day of the term you plan to graduate. Delay in submission will hold the degree from being posted and diploma issued.
  • Minor forms should be submitted to your college office before the end of the term.
  • Transcripts from other schools should be submitted as soon as possible once the course is complete. Delay in submission will hold the degree from being posted and diploma issued.

The deadline to submit an undergraduate application for Summer 2024 is August 2, 2024.

NOTE: The graduation application is not an application to participate in the commencement ceremony

Check your degree audit

After you have registered for classes your final term, check your degree audit for accuracy and resolve any outstanding degree requirements with your advisor.

To Withdraw an Application

  • Login to AccessPlus (Student tab/graduation/application)
  • Open application for term submitted
  • Select "withdraw application"
  • Submit application for term you plan to complete requirements in (Note: you will be prompted to go to your student profile page to change your graduation term before submitting application.)
  • For more information contact: graduation@iastate.edu.

What Happens Next?

  • You will be notified of your graduation status by email by mid-semester of the term you plan to graduate. Your graduation status can also be viewed in AccessPlus by selecting student tab, graduation, graduation status.

 

Submit an Application for Graduation (Fall 2024 Applicants and Beyond):

Submit your application via Workday:

  1. Log into your Workday account.
  2. Search for the Apply for Program Completion task in the Workday search bar and select the task.
    • The field for Academic Record will pre-populate if you have only one academic record. If multiple academic records exist, such as having both undergraduate and graduate records, you will need to select the academic record you wish to apply for.
  3. In the field for Name, select the name you would like on your diploma and in the commencement program.
  4. Select the check box in the Apply column for all program of study(s) that are applicable.
    • Confirm the accuracy of Program of Study, Education Credential, Expected Completion Date, and Program of Study Record Status.
  5. Select the Confirm checkbox.
  6. Select Submit.
  7. Select Done to return to your Workday homepage.

Troubleshooting Submission Error: If you receive a submission error after step 6 of the Apply for Program Completion section above, read the error that appears under the Academic Record section. This explains why you are unable to submit the program completion application. Connect with your Academic Advisor for assistance.

An application for graduation should be submitted only if all academic requirements will be completed in the term specified on the application (this includes internships, transfer credits, no non-reports or incompletes, etc.)

  • Incomplete and non-report grades should be submitted to the office of the Registrar by the last day of the term you plan to graduate. Delay in submission will hold the degree from being posted and diploma issued.
  • Minor forms should be submitted to your college office before the end of the term.
  • Transcripts from other schools should be submitted as soon as possible once the course is complete. Delay in submission will hold the degree from being posted and diploma issued.

The deadline to submit an undergraduate application is the last day of the term.

NOTE: The graduation application is not an application to participate in the commencement ceremony

Check your Academic Progress Report (APR)

After you have registered for classes your final term, check your APR for accuracy and resolve any outstanding degree requirements with your advisor.

What Happens Next?

  • You will be notified of your graduation status by email by mid-semester of the term you plan to graduate.

 

Questions?

Contact the Graduation Office at 214 Enrollment Services Center, phone 515-294-1840 or email graduation@iastate.edu.