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Eligibility for Commencement

Graduate Commencement ceremony is open to the following students:

  • Graduate students in the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences.
  • Graduate students with degrees that were officially awarded within the previous two (2) years. This includes degrees awarded in January 2017 or later.
  • Students who will receive their graduate degree by December 31, 2019, and have met their program's eligibility requirements for commencement attendance.

Students with Degrees Pending

Your graduate program may have specific criteria regarding who is allowed to participate in the commencement ceremony. Please check with your program before you register if you are unsure of the commencement attendance eligibility requirements.

Attending the commencement ceremony does not imply that you have officially graduated. For information regarding steps required for the award of your degree or certificate, please refer to the Graduate School website.