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Applying for a Degree

Students must apply for a degree or certificate online. The graduation application is available on . Your degree application will also allow you to register for PSU's annual commencement ceremonies. Students are encouraged to meet with their academic advisor prior to submitting the degree application.

How to Apply:

  1. Log in to
  2. Select the Academics page
  3. Click 'Graduation Application' in the Academic Planning section
  4. Complete and submit the application
  5. The degree application fee is $30 plus a $2 service charge and is nonrefundable; you must pay with a Visa or MasterCard at the time you submit the application.

Diplomas will be mailed to the address you provide on your degree application. International mailing will require payment for shipping costs, you will be contacted with payment details.

Undergraduate Degree Application Deadlines:

TermOnline Application Open DateOnline Application Close Date
Fall 2023January 2, 2023August 27, 2023
Winter 2024March 27, 2023November 26, 2023
Spring 2024June 19, 2023March 10, 2024
Summer 2024September 25, 2023June 2, 2024
Fall 2024January 8, 2024September 1, 2024
Winter 2025April 1, 2024December 1, 2024
Spring 2025June 24, 2024March 9, 2025
Summer 2025September 30, 2024June 1, 2025

Graduate Degree Application Deadlines:

Students must apply for graduation by the first Friday of the anticipated term of graduation; see the Graduate Candidate Deadlines for specific dates.

Commencement Ceremonies

Visit commencement for questions related to the annual commencement activities.


For more information about Degree Applications, visit Degree Requirements in Fariborz Maseeh Hall or email degrees@pdx.edu.