Graduation

SJSU KIN Graduation Pic(c) 2015 David Schmitz. All Rights Reserved

Graduation Applications

Graduation applications are open for Spring 2020, Fall 2020, and SPring 2021. Questions about the graduation application process can be directed to the CHHS Student Success Center located at MacQuarrie Hall room 533 or by calling the office at (408) 924-2910.

Department of Kinesiology Graduation Paperwork Processes

  1. Complete the myplanner/my progress on sjsu one
  2. Make sure you have the correct major listed and area of specialization on sjsu one
  3. Go to CHHS SSC in MQH 533 – check your lower division work, grad school prereqs, int’l exp reqs
  4. Complete KIN Dept grad form: typed, white paper, read the instructions, save on computer, print out hard copies

http://www.sjsu.edu/kinesiology/forms/

https://www.sjsu.edu/kinesiology/docs/Major_Form_Instructions.pdf

  1. Complete the SJSU grad form (hard copy only)

https://www.sjsu.edu/registrar/docs/grad_app.pdf

  1. Bring both forms (completed) to advisor office hours: hard copy and on computer.
  2. Forms are signed by your advisor then dropped off at the KIN office, SPX 102, to be entered into the system. The Adv mgr will check for issues and return forms if items needs to be fixed (date checked is added). The UG coor will then do the same process (date checked is added). The forms are then sent CHHS and then to SJSU reg office. This process can take 1-2 months. All KIN grad forms are due 1 month prior to SJSU deadlines.


Department of Kinesiology Graduation Paperwork Deadlines

For Spring 2020 Graduation:

Complete Graduation Dept. Major Form & University Graduation Application*

Note: Completed major forms (approved and signed by advisor)

Deadline: Due to KIN Dept. (SPX 102), by 2/18/2019, 4:30pm., COB

Note: This is earlier than the university deadline.

Attn: Daniel Murphy

 

For Fall 2020 Graduation:

Complete Graduation Dept. Major Form & University Graduation Application*

Note: Completed major forms (approved and signed by advisor)

Deadline: Due to KIN Dept. (SPX 102), by 09/09/2019, 4:30pm., COB

Note: This is earlier than the university deadline.

Attn: Daniel Murphy

 

For Spring 2021 Graduation:

Complete Graduation Dept. Major Form & University Graduation Application*

Completed major forms (approved and signed by advisor)

Deadline: Due to KIN Dept. (SPX 102), by 2/18/2020, 4:30pm., COB

Note: This is earlier than the university deadline.

Attn: Daniel Murphy

 

For Fall 2021 Graduation:

Complete Graduation Dept. Major Form & University Graduation Application*

Note: Completed major forms (approved and signed by advisor)

Deadline: Due to KIN Dept. (SPX 102), by 9/09/2020, 4:30pm., COB

Note: This is earlier than the university deadline.

Attn: Daniel Murphy


University Forms

For all university-level forms, go to Registrar Forms.

 



How to Apply for Graduation

The following steps need to be taken three (3) semesters prior to planned graduate date:

  1. Have your General Education (lower and upper division) coursework evaluated to be certain all requirements met. 
  2. Complete the Kinesiology Major Form and the University Graduation Form
  3. Make copies of both forms
  4. Complete the minor form (see Minor granting department for policies) (optional)
  5. Turn in completed forms to your Department Advisor at least 1 month prior to university deadline

 


 

Registration

In early March, eligible Spring and Summer 2020 graduates will be notified to complete the Intent to Participate form. Completing the Intent to Participate form will allow students to receive access to guest tickets and other information about their ceremony.  See here: http://www.sjsu.edu/commencement/

 


 

Guest Tickets

Graduates will receive access to Marching Order to claim guest tickets in early April. Each graduate will receive an initial allocation of tickets for their ceremony. Students will be notified via e-mail from Marching Order in May if they are eligible to claim additional tickets.

 


 

Commencement Decorum

The conferring of degrees signifies long, hard work on the part of everyone involved including students, faculty members, administrators, parents, spouses, and other family members. Because of this, all attending parties are expected to maintain decorum consistent with the occasion.

Graduates are expected to return to their seats after the on-stage presentation and remain seated for the duration of the ceremony.

Appropriate regaila is required to participate at commencement and is available through the Spartan Bookstore and online. Access regalia and announcements online.

 



Spring 2019 Commencement Ceremony Schedule

Graduates and guests should plan to arrive at least one hour early.

TBD | Avaya Stadium

TBD College of Health and Human Sciences

 
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#KIN20 on Twitter for Kinesiology

Share your photos and farewell messages with the class of 2020, family and friends.


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