To reserve a seat at the UGIS Commencement Ceremony and to ensure your name appears in the hardcopy printed program, students MUST complete the Exit Survey and Commencement Registration Forms for your major by April 15, 2018.

After submitting the Exit Survey form, a confirmation page will present the link to the Commencement Reservation Request Form for your major. Click that link to complete the Commencement Reservation Request Form which will reserve your seat for the commencement ceremony and ensure your name appears in the hardcopy printed event program.

The exit survey and the commencement registration forms are available below.

Exit Survey and Commencement Registration Forms

  • American Studies: Form
  • Interdisciplinary Studies (ISF): Form
  • Media Studies: Form
  • Religious Studies: Form

Sunday, April 15, 2018 is the FINAL DEADLINE to register for the UGIS Commencement ceremony and complete the exit survey.

A Note About Diplomas

Diplomas will not be distributed during the UGIS Commencement Ceremony. Graduates will receive commemorative scrolls as they march across the stage.

Receiving your Degree

Degrees are approved approximately 2.5 months after the end of each Fall, Spring, and Summer Term. Diplomas will be mailed to your permanent address automatically about 4 months after your degree is approved. If you need proof of degree completion before your diploma arrives, please contact the Office of the Registrar to request a Certificate of Completion.