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Graduate Students - Columbus State University

Graduation

Graduate Students

It's almost time for graduation! Applications for graduation should be submitted in MyCSU, Students page, Student Records tab.

Application Deadlines

  • Spring:
  • January 30th
  • Summer:
  • May 30th
  • Fall:
  • August 30th

How to Apply for Graduation

  • Apply online in MyCSU (Student Page, Student Records). Even if you do not wish to participate in the commencement ceremony, an application and fee must be submitted. The graduation fee covers the cost of student diplomas and shipping.
  • CSU transcripts and diplomas must reflect legal names. If your legal name differs from the name CSU has on your graduation application, you will need to submit a name change request with supporting documentation.
  • Confirm your Degree Works in MyCSU is met pending final grades. If Degree Works is not satisfied, contact your advisor or department chair.
  • Incomplete grades must be reconciled and transient grades must be posted by the last day of your graduation term.
  • CSU’s library must receive your thesis or dissertation by the last day of your graduation term.
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