Review the information on this page prior to submitting an application for graduation to ensure you are aware of all recommendations, processes and deadlines for graduation. If you have already applied, see After Applying for Graduation for more information
There are 6 steps to follow before you apply for graduation.
Satisfy the University Writing Skills Requirement (UWSR).
Run your Degree Audit Report (DAR) in MyCSUEB. While this report is not an official graduation document, it can be a useful tool in helping to plan your course enrollment. For information on how to access and interpret your Degree Audit Report, view our How to Access Your DAR handout.If you have questions about your DAR, an advisor can help with interpreting it.
Meet with your major advisor.
Meet with an academic General Education (GE) advisor to go over all non-major requirements (for undergraduate students).
Verify that your major (and any option or minor) is accurately listed on your record. You can review this on your Student Center in MyCSUEB.
Ensure that all transfer credit completed is reflected on your record.
Applying for graduation is a required step for all students wishing to graduate from Cal State East Bay, except for Credential Program students. Even if all requirements are complete, a student must be a graduation candidate for a degree to be conferred.
Below are the Eligibility Criteria to Apply for Graduation:
Students who are completing a Credential program only (with no additional graduate degree programs in progress) do not need to apply for graduation. Check with your Credential Program office for additional information.
NOTE: After you apply for graduation, the $54 graduation filing fee will be applied to your student account.
Students should only apply for graduation for the term in which they intend to graduate. To determine your expected graduation date, meet with your major and academic advisors.
|Graduation Term||Priority Deadline to Apply for Graduation*||Late Deadline to Apply for Graduation|
|Spring||October 1st||November 1st|
|Summer/Fall||March 1st**||April 2nd|
*Undergraduate students who file or move their graduation by the priority deadline listed above, and who have 100 semester units will be given “graduating senior” priority registration appointments.
Below are the two criteria that must be met in order for undergraduates to receive a graduating senior priority registration appointment.