Application Central

This page gives you an overview of what you need to do to apply for graduation.

Before applying, you must:

  • Verify that you have earned at least 85 units or more (only count 70 units from the community college)
  • Ensure you have good academic standing (probation is fine)
  • Be able to complete all degree requirements within one or two semesters
  • Review your GE and SJSU Studies requirements on My SJSU
  • Review all expected transfer credits.  Notify of any discrepancies
  • Ensure that you have declared all majors and minors
  • Review your name, mailing address, and email address on MySJSU

How to Apply

  1. Check with your major department and follow their internal process to apply for graduation.
  2. If you have a minor, please submit a signed minor form.
  3. Learn more about the two graduation application formats. Some majors use a paper application, while others use the online process.
  4. If you have questions at any point in the process, please contact your graduation evaluator.

 Application Deadlines

Planned Graduation Term Deadline 1* Deadline 2
Spring/Summer 2021 March 16, 2020 October 5, 2020
Fall 2021 October 5, 2020 March 15, 2021
Spring/Summer 2022 March 15, 2021 October 4, 2021

*Allows two semesters with priority registration
Allows one semester with priority registration

Please follow the instructions from your College to apply for graduation.  Some colleges have earlier internal deadlines relevant to graduation.

If you miss the application deadline, please contact your major advisor or success center.

Application Review Process

  1. Application Received
  2. MyProgress/ Major form reviewed by the Graduation Evaluator
    1. Online applicants: Evaluator will use MyProgress to review degree requirements
    2. Paper/hybrid applicants: Evaluator will use your Major form to review degree requirements
  3. A notification is sent to your SJSU email address
    1. If any deficiencies or issues exist, they will be listed here
    2. If substitutions (exceptions) are needed, please contact your department advisor
  4. If you have not heard from your evaluator within three months, please contact them.