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Degree Conferral Information

Students in the last semester of their degree program will need to prepare for graduation. The following information will provide students with steps they need complete prior to their degree confirmation.

Undergraduate Students

  1. Students must apply to graduate and can do so through their MY UW Student Center. Additional information is available on the Office of the Registrar web site.
  2. Check DARS Report to make sure all degree requirements have been met. Students should contact their adviser if they have questions.
  3. Degree Confer date will appear on a Student's official transcript approximately three to four weeks after graduation.

Graduate Students:

DNP Students

Graduation Eligibility Requirements

  • you must be registered for a minimum of 2 credits your final semester
  • you must have a graduate GPA of at least 3.0
  • you cannot have any Incompletes on your record
  • you must complete all degree requirements - review the Degree Check under “Related Links” to ensure that all requisite coursework has been completed

Getting Your Degree

  • Submit a Petition to Graduate form to DNP Student Services Coordinator. If you plan to graduate in either May or August, submit the form by March 1.
  • Apply to graduate:
  • The Student Services Coordinator will file paperwork with the Graduate School and the Registrar’s Office to ensure that:
    • your transcript will list your population and role
    • your diploma will be mailed to you 3-4 months after your graduation date


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