REGISTRAR'S OFFICE

GRADUATION PREPARATION

Apply for Graduation Handout

1. Obtain Degree Application Form

Download undergraduate degree application or visit the Registrar's Office, Moot Hall 210, to receive a print copy.

(Graduate Students: Visit the Graduate School website for degree application.) 

2. Check Application Deadlines

Graduation Term  Degree Application Deadline
December 2014 and J-Term 2015  September 12, 2014
May 2015 February 6, 2015
August 2015 February 20th, 2015*
 June 5, 2015**
 

*February 20th, 2015 is the deadline for August 2015 graduates  who wish to be included in the May 2015 Commencement program. 

Commencement information is mailed during spring break to the permanent mailing address of each student who has applied for graduation by the appropriate deadline (see above). Make sure your address and name on record is current. If you move or change your name, please submit the appropriate change form to the Registrar's Office immediately.

**June 5th, 2015 is the deadline for August 2015 graduates  who do not wish to be included in the May 2015 Commencement program or participate in Commencement ceremonies.

3. Review Degree Requirements

All students expecting to qualify for an undergraduate degree from Buffalo State must fulfill certain degree requirements.

4. Submit Completed Degree Application

Mail the completed degree application form by the specified deadline date (see above) to:

Registrar's Office, Moot 210
SUNY Buffalo State
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo NY 14222

Failure to file the application by the deadline will preclude your name from appearing in the Commencement ceremony booklet and from the Commencement informational mailing list.