Graduation Application Instructions

All students complete their graduation application in AppalNet.

For additional graduation information for graduate students, including important dates and deadlines as well as graduation audits, please visit the Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies website.

Graduation Application Instructions

  1. 'Self Service' tab 
    Log into Appalnet and select the Self Service tab graphic

  2. 'Student' tab
    Once logged into AppalNet Self Service, select the Student tab

  3. 'Student Records' link
    Under the student tab, select Student Records

  4. 'Apply to Graduate' link
    Under Student Records, select Apply to Graduate

  5. Select your most recent term of enrollment
    If you are currently enrolled, this is the current academic term. This is NOT the term for which you are applying to graduate. You will select your graduation term in a future step.
    Select your most recent term of enrollment.

  6. Select the curriculum for which you are applying to graduate
    If you are a double major or double degree student, you must submit separate applications for each curriculum you will be completing.
    Select the curriculum for which you are applying to graduate.

  7. Select your term of graduation
    This is the term in which you will have officially completed ALL requirements for graduation, including internships, student teaching, etc. For example, if you are taking summer classes to complete your degree requirements, select Second Summer as your graduation term. If you will complete all requirements in Fall, then select the Term: Fall.  This may not necessarily be the term in which you will participate in Commencement. 
    Select your term of graduation

  8. Select whether you are planning to participate in commencement
    Select the response that best fits your plans at this time. If you are uncertain, please select Undecided. This choice will not restrict you from attending commencement should your plans change.  
    Next you will notify us whether you are planning to participate in commencement

  9. Select how you would like your name printed on your diploma
    From the drop-down menu, select a name for your diploma. On the next page you are able to edit the middle name and suffix only. If your legal name (as it appears in Banner) is inaccurate and you wish to have it corrected, please complete and submit the Statement of Identity Form. A copy of your Social Security Card will be required for verification of the name change. 
    Select how you would like your name printed on your diploma

  10. Choose the address to which you would like your diploma mailed or add a new address
    Physical mailing addresses only - diplomas cannot be shipped to PO Boxes or campus address. Diplomas will be mailed approximately 12 weeks after graduation. Please provide a diploma mailing address that reflects where you will be living at that time. 
    Choose the address to which you would like your diploma mailed

  11. Add or confirm the address you would like your diploma mailed
    Add or confirm the address you would like your diploma mailed

  12. Review the information on the Graduation Application Review page to ensure all information is correct 
    Review the information on the Graduation Application Review page to ensure all information is correct

  13. Select 'Submit Request'  once you have confirmed all information is correct
    If your application was successfully submitted, you should receive a message notifying you the application has been completed.  

Failure to submit the correct information by the application deadline will result in you not being awarded your degree in the specified term. 

If you need to change any information regarding your major, minor, or concentration do so before submitting your application for graduation by contacting your Dean's office.