Graduation Application

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Application for Graduation 2016-2017

Requirements

Please refer to your program handbook for degree requirements, academic standing policies and residency policies that apply to graduation. All program handbooks are available online.

Process

  • Make an appointment with your academic advisor to discuss your plans prior to the start of your last term in LPS.
  • Submit a graduation application (see below).
  • Your record will be audited by your advisor(s) to verify that you have completed all degree requirements.
  • LPS will inform you by e-mail if you are on track to graduate or if there are any obstacles to your graduation in the term for which you have applied.
  • Your graduation will be posted on your academic record once you have completed all degree requirements, including completion of work in your final term.
  • If you are not approved to graduate in the term for which you originally apply, you will need to apply again for graduation in a different (future) term. We cannot defer or roll forward graduation applications to future terms. There is no fee associated with graduation applications.
  • Diploma Mailing Information: www.upenn.edu/secretary/diplomas

Please note: All students are advised to monitor their progress toward fulfilling degree requirements on a regular basis via Penn InTouch.

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Application to Graduate

Graduate degree candidates (MLA, M.Phil. in Liberal Arts; MCS; MES; MSAG; MAPP; MMP; M.Phil. in Organizational Dynamics; MSOD)

LPS master's degree candidates seeking to apply for graduation should complete the online application.

Deadlines to apply for graduation in 2016-2017:

  • December 1: December graduation
  • February 1: May graduation/August graduates who wish to participate in the May graduation ceremony
  • July 1: August graduates not participating in the May graduation ceremony

Undergraduate degree candidates (AA, BA, BFA)

When students are within two semesters of graduating, it is strongly suggested that a graduation application be submitted. LPS undergraduate degree candidates seeking to apply for graduation should complete the online application.

Deadlines to apply for graduation in 2016-2017:

  • November 1: December graduation
  • January 1: May graduation
  • March 1: August graduates who wish to participate in the May graduation ceremony
  • May 1: August graduates not participating in the May graduation ceremony

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