|Graduation from California State
Master's Degree Candidates
APPLYING FOR GRADUATION:
Each prospective graduate must file for graduation.
APPLICATION FORMS AND DEADLINES:
Term in which you will complete your degree requirements
Deadline to Apply
February 8, 2013
||January 27, 2014
SUBMISSION OF PAPERWORK:
All forms may be obtained from your graduate program department
and must be completed, approved, and submitted to the Evaluation
Office. It is the responsibility of the student to meet with the
advisor and to request all paperwork to be completed and sent to
the Evaluations Office. Failure to submit the following forms will
result in not receiving a response to the Application for Graduation.
The degree check will be mailed to students within four to six weeks
after all appropriate paperwork has been received. However, delays
do occur and no guarantee can be offered.
In addition, the following items must be received from the department
and/or Library before the degree can be awarded (if applicable).
- Verification of completion of Comprehensive exams or
- Library Approval of Thesis or Project
PAYMENT OF GRADUATION FEE:
The application form and a $55 fee ($55 for re-application)
should be taken to the Cashier's Office. Payment can also be made
via credit card. A receipt of the transaction must accompany
the application if paid online. After payment of the fee, submit
the printed application form to the Evaluations Office, in the Office
of Admissions and Records.
All students must complete a minimum of 32-quarter units in residence
Supplemental Transfer Credits
All graduate transfer credit is processed by the Evaluations office.
Transfer credit, which is not yet included on your records, will
be granted ONLY if official transcripts are on file and are
needed to meet graduation requirements.
Change of Address
The Evaluations office must be notified of any changes to your mailing
address after the Application for Graduation has been submitted.
Failure to provide a correct or changed address may delay the response
of the application and/or diploma.
Diplomas will be mailed within four to six weeks after the date
of graduation, or within two weeks from the actual clearing date
of the degree. If you arrange for someone to pick up your diploma,
he/she must have written authorization, and provide identification.
Candidate for Graduation List
Filing the application form for graduation places the student on
the list of candidates for graduation; it does not guarantee
graduation. Any student whose name does not appear on the list,
but who intends to graduate, must check with the Dean's Office of
your major to verify his/her status. These lists are available in
the Dean's office.
If you do not qualify for graduation
At the end of the quarter for which you applied, you must submit
a new application for the quarter you plan to complete the requirements.
There is a $55 fee for re-applying.
Students wishing to continue taking classes after receiving a Master's
degree, must re-apply for admission to the university. Students
may apply online at www.csumentor.edu