Graduation Information


Graduation refers to the actual awarding of a degree once a student has successfully completed all graduation requirements. Upon completion, the degree will be noted on EOU records and will then display on EOU transcripts.

Commencement is a ceremony. It is an opportunity for students, families, friends, and the EOU community to celebrate their academic accomplishments. Please visit the commencement webpage at for more information. You must file a graduation application with the Registrar’s Office in order to have your degree awarded.

Completing Your Graduation Application

Students apply for graduation through Webster

At the bottom of the ‘Student and Financial Aid’ menu in Webster you will see ‘Graduation Application

  • Undergraduate students must have senior standing, 136 earned credits
  • Students should file their graduation application three terms in advance of the intended graduation date (see chart below for dates)
  • If you have any questions or are uncertain of your degree, major, concentration, or minor please contact your advisor
  • The graduation application is for all degrees, both undergraduate and masters, as well as certificates

Once your application is received your degree audit will go through three review checks. It will first
be reviewed by your academic advisor, next discipline chair, and last the dean. Once your
graduation audit has been reviewed, you will be notified of all remaining degree requirements via
your EOU email. You will see the progression of your application in your Degreeworks.

To change your graduation date on a graduation application already on file, please use the form below.

Form to Update Term of Graduation

Deadlines for turning in graduation applications are:

Fall 2018 April 6th, 2018
Winter 2019 October 12th, 2018
Spring 2019 November 9th, 2018
Summer 2019 January 26th, 2019

EOU students pursuing an outside minor please fill out this form:
Recognition of Minor (OSU/OHSU Partner Program Students)

SOU Criminal Justice recognition of minor form


Helpful Links:

EOU Jostens Website – for ordering announcements, class rings, etc

Institutional Requirements

Diversity Requirement’s (DPD) 

University Writing Requirements (UWR) lists

General Education Requirements

Checksheets (major/minor)

Academic Catalog



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