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Office of the Registrar
Bouillon Hall 140
Phone: (509) 963-3001
Fax: (509) 963-1230
reg@cwu.edu

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Degree Checkout Contact

Applying for Graduation Online

Online is the easiest, fastest and preferred method of applying for graduation.

How to Apply Online (PDF)

Other Application Methods

Submit the Graduation Application to Degree Checkout (Bouillon Hall 1st floor, Ellensburg Campus).

Are you Ready for Graduation?

Review this presentation to make sure you are Graduation Ready and to learn more about:

  • Graduation vs Commencement
  • Graduation fees
  • When you are eligible to apply
  • Academic Requirement (AR) report
  • Graduation requirements through the AR report
  • Substitutions, Course of Study, General Education
  • Applying for graduation and what to expect
  • How internships work
  • How to process important forms
  • How to best schedule an appointment with your advisor

Graduation Application Deadlines

It is the responsibility of the student to apply for the degree in the Office of the Registrar. Application for the bachelor's degree must be submitted by the second Friday of the quarter preceding the quarter in which the degree is to be completed. Students who apply for graduation after the deadline may incur late fees.

Graduation Application Deadlines
Fall 2022 July 1, 2022
Winter 2023 September 30, 2022
Spring 2023 January 13, 2023
Summer 2023 April 7, 2023
Fall 2023 June 30, 2023

Petition for Late Graduation Application

Graduation Fees
Fee Amount
Undergraduate Graduation Application $60
Graduation Re-Application $20
Graduation Late Application $35, after the 5th week of the deadline $70
Concurrent Diploma (2 degrees awarded in same term) $90 (includes basic application fee)
Split Diploma (2 majors in the same degree printed on separate diplomas) Done ONLY upon request. $90
Duplicate Diploma (extra copy of single diploma) (To reorder a diploma, go to ordering transcripts) $30

See the Staff page to get in touch with the Office of the Registrar.