I have not yet applied for graduation but I plan to do so soon

We recommend that you take the following steps before applying:


    1. Verify that:
        1. You have EARNED 90 semester units or more
        2. You are 1-2 terms away from competing all requirements
        1. You are in good academic standing (probation is acceptable)
    2. Review your records for accuracy.
        1. Review GE/SJSU Studies requirements on MyProgress

        2. Ensure all official majors/minors have been declared by checking on MyProgress.

where to see major and minor on MySJSU

3. Transfer students--review your Transfer Credit Report on MySJSU. If there are discrepancies or if your transfer work (transcripts/test scores) has not been posted email eval@sjsu.edu.


How to Apply For Graduation


Review the section above.

Once you are ready to apply:

      1. Check with your major department and follow their process for applying for graduation.
      2. Meet with your GE and/or major/minor advisor to get your forms signed
      3. Download and complete the Graduation Application(PDF)
      4. Attach your major AND minor forms (if applicable) to the Graduation Application(PDF) and submit to window “R” in Student Services Center.  Major/minor forms must be in a sealed department envelope. Note: some departments will submit forms directly to the Office of the Registrar.


Graduation Application Deadlines


If you apply for graduation by the deadline you may be eligible for up to two semesters of priority registration. See deadlines below:

Two Semester Priority Registration Deadlines

(Allows students 2 semesters of priority registration.)

Expected Graduation Semester

Deadline for Registrar’s Office Submission

Fall 2018

October 2, 2017

Spring/Summer 2019

March 19, 2018


One Semester Priority Registration Deadlines

(Allows students 1 semester of priority registration.)

Expected   Graduation Semester

Deadline for Registrar’s Office Submission

Spring/Summer 2018

October 2, 2017

Fall 2018

March 19, 2018

Spring/Summer 2019 

October 2, 2018


If you missed a deadline apply as soon as possible. Applying late may delay the processing of your Graduation Application.




Graduation Application(PDF)

Change/add of Major/Minor

College Success Centers

Online Graduation Application

Who Is My Graduation Evaluator?(PDF)


Graduation FAQs