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Graduation Checklist

Actions Required for Graduation

A Note About Future Registration

After you apply for graduation, a stop will be placed on any future registrations unless you have been readmitted to the university or your name has been removed from the graduation list.

When you receive a degree from the University, you are "discharged" as a student. If you wish to continue as a doctoral student, special (non-degree seeking) student, or to work on a second bachelor's degree, you must apply for readmission to the University through the appropriate section of the Admission's Office.

Master's degree seeking students must be readmitted through the Graduate Admissions Office.

Request a University Graduation Check

IMPORTANT: Requesting a graduation check is NOT the same as applying for graduation!

After you submit your request, the University Graduation Check hold is removed from your account within one business day. You will receive an email notification after the Graduation Services staff completes the review. A new link appears on the request page, allowing you to download your graduation check. Alternately, you may pick up a copy from the Graduation desk located in University Center A, Room 3900. Business hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No appointment is necessary. The following students are exempt from the requirement: students who have already requested the graduation check and those students with prior bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degrees.

Request a University Graduation Check

Apply Online for Graduation

  1. Login at my.fsu.edu.
  2. Under myFSU Links on the left-hand side of the screen, click the SC icon.
  3. Under the Academics area, click the drop down box arrow and select Apply for Graduation.
  4. For further instructions, visit http://www.sc.my.fsu.edu/Students/How-To/Apply-to-Graduate.

RSVP for the Graduation Ceremony

If you are planning to participate in your graduation ceremony you must register and RSVP online with Marching Order.

You will be notified via e-mail when the RSVP portal opens and receive instructions for how to register.

During the registration process you may request up to six tickets. (If extra tickets become available you will be notified via e-mail.)

Complete the Graduating Senior Survey Requirement

Students must complete the Graduating Senior Survey to be cleared for graduation. This brief, online survey asks about your post-graduation plans. University funding depends on our ability to report this information, so completion of the survey is a graduation requirement. The link to the survey will be sent to you two weeks prior to the last day of classes.