Apply to Graduate

Applying to Graduate

Congratulations on nearing the completion of your degree!

Submit a Degree Application:  MyUI > Student Information > Degree Application (under subheading Student Life Management).

Degree Application Deadlines:  Visit the UI Academic Calendar

  • Spring semester - February
  • Summer session - June
  • Fall semester - September

You apply for the academic session in which all requirements will be met. You can graduate at the end of a Fall, Summer or Spring academic session. If you complete your degree requirements in the Winter interim session, you’ll graduate the following Spring semester. 

As you plan to submit your degree application, you should request and review an updated Degree Audit to ensure that you have a plan to complete all your remaining degree requirements needed for graduation. We highly encourage you to consult with your advisor to ensure your program requirements are being met.

The Registrar’s Degree Application webpage has all the details!


Seeking Commencement Speaker

University College is seeking a student commencement speaker for the Virtual Commencement Ceremony to address the BAS/BLS graduates in a three-to-seven-minute speech. We are currently seeking candidates for this honor.

Please consider submitting a commenctment address! Your next steps are here:

  • Send an email to indicating your interest.
  • You will then be sent speech guidelines.
  • Submit a written draft of your three-to-seven-minute speech to
  • A University College committee will review all submitted commencement speeches.
  • The selected student must then record and submit their commencement speech. Directions and tips on recording your speech will be provided to the selected speaker.