How to Apply for Graduation

To apply for graduation, first log into Self Service and click on Graduation Overview. Then click on Apply under Application Status and follow the prompts as they appear on the screen and click "Submit".

Deadlines to apply for graduation:
April 5, 2024 - Last day to apply for May conferral
Aug. 2, 2024 - Last day to apply for August conferral

Aug. 2024 graduates are also invited to participate in the May 2024 commencement ceremony. In order to participate in the May 2024 Commencement ceremony, Aug. 2024 graduates must apply for graduation by April 5, 2024.

For additional information about the last day to apply for graduation and conferral requirements, please follow this link to the most recent Ashland University Academic Catalog.

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Spring Commencement Ceremony

The 2024 Spring Commencement ceremony is Saturday, May 4 at 10 a.m. in the Niss Athletic Center. All August 2023, December 2023, May 2024 and August 2024 graduates will be invited. No tickets will be required for this indoor ceremony.

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Commencement Video Stream

The Spring 2024 commencement ceremony will be broadcast live at the link below. Come back on May 4 to view the ceremony live here. After the ceremony concludes, the video will be archived on the site for graduates to view at a later date.


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Past Commencement Ceremonies

Students at commencement ceremony