University Registrar's Office

Commencement Central

Graduation Fee

A graduation fee is charged to all degree applicants, and is payable 30 days prior to graduation. The fee is nonrefundable. This fee covers the cost of degree audits and evaluations; the diploma, diploma cover, and shipping supplies and expenses; and the commencement ceremony.

Undergraduate and graduate students should pay their graduation fees in the Cashiers and Student Accounts Office.

Effective July 1, 2009, the fee is structured as follows:

Bachelor's Degree


Master's & Specialist in Education Degrees


Combined MS/EdS


Doctoral Degree