Students who plan to receive their degree should complete the online Graduation Application. Students may apply anytime beginning three semesters prior to their graduation semester. Students should apply no later than the second week of the semester prior to their graduation term for timely updating of their degree audit.

Application deadlines: Fall: September 1st. Spring and Summer: February 1st. Keep in mind that if you are applying for concurrent degrees, you must submit two separate online Graduation Applications

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Graduation Term Application Available Application Deadline
Fall 2019 January 1, 2019 September 1, 2019
Spring 2020 May 20, 2019 February 1, 2020
Summer 2020 December 1, 2019 February 1, 2020
Fall 2020 January 1, 2020 September 1, 2020
Spring 2021 May 18, 2020 February 1, 2021
Summer 2021 December 1, 2020 February 1, 2021
Fall 2021 January 1, 2021 September 1, 2021
Spring 2022 May 24, 2021 February 1, 2022
Summer 2022 December 1, 2021 February 1, 2022

Graduation Application Information

  • Date of degree conferral reflects the semester in which the last requirement completed.
  • Diplomas are not issued until all outstanding balances with the University are paid.
  • Undergraduate students must complete a minimum of 128 units and have satisfied all major/CORE requirements with a minimum 2.0 G.P.A.
  • Graduate students must have met all requirements specific to their degree program with a minimum 3.0 G.P.A.
  • Summer students in the School of Nursing and Health Professions are ONLY invited to the December Commencement.

How to Access Graduation Application from Self-Service

  1. Login to myUSF
  2. From the “Student” tab, click on the “Student Records” link
  3. Click on the “Apply to Graduate” link
  4. Follow the instructions in the graduation application.
  5. Click on the “Submit” button at the end of the application. You will receive a confirmation screen at the end.

Commencement Ceremony Information

Graduation Resources


If you have questions, please contact the Graduation Center at (415) 422-3756 or