Application for Graduation Deadlines | University Registrar | Kent State University

Application for Graduation Deadlines

Students applying for graduation should complete the online graduation application available through FlashLine by published deadlines. The online graduation application is used for all degree and certificate programs.

To access the online graduation application:

  • Log into FlashLine, then click on the Student / Resources / Graduation.
  • Review and acknowledge the Important Information Concerning Your Graduation Application page.
  • Select and submit your curriculum.
  • Select and submit your graduation term.
  • Review your information for accuracy and submit your request.
  • Print the Graduation Application Acknowledgment page for your records.
  • View submitted graduation applications by clicking on the link at the bottom of your acknowledgment page or from the link on the Student Category/Resources Page/Graduation Section.
  • Once the information has been submitted, it will be reviewed and acted on appropriately by your college or Regional Campus office.
  • Any questions about applying for graduation should be referred to your advisor/advising office.

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Undergraduate Students

Bachelor's Degrees or Certificates

If you are an undergraduate student seeking a bachelor's degree or an undergraduate certificate, you must file an application for the graduation term below by the deadline listed.

Term Graduation Begin Submitting Applications Deadline for Submitting Applications
Spring 2018 May Graduation December 01, 2016 September 15, 2017
Summer 2018 Aug. Graduation March 01, 2017 December 15, 2017
Fall 2018 Dec. Graduation July 01, 2017 March 15, 2018
Spring 2019 May Graduation December 01, 2017 September 15, 2018
Summer 2019 Aug. Graduation March 01, 2018 December 15, 2018
Fall 2019 Dec. Graduation July 01, 2018 March 15, 2019
Spring 2020 May Graduation December 01, 2018 September 15, 2019
Summer 2020 Aug. Graduation  March 01, 2019 December 15, 2019

Associate's Degrees

If you are an undergraduate student seeking an associate's degree, you must file an application for the graduation term below by the deadline listed.

Term Graduation Begin Submitting Applications Deadline for Submitting Applications
Spring 2018 May Graduation October 01, 2017 January 19, 2018
Summer 2018 Aug. Graduation February 01, 2018 June 15, 2018
Fall 2018 Dec. Graduation March 01, 2018 August 31, 2018
Spring 2019 May Graduation October 01, 2018 January 18, 2019
Summer 2019 Aug. Graduation February 01, 2019 June 14, 2019
Fall 2019 Dec. Graduation March 01, 2019 August 30, 2019
Spring 2020 May Graduation October 01, 2019 January 19, 2020
Summer 2020 Aug. Graduation February 01, 2020 June 12, 2020

Graduate Students

Graduate Degrees or Certificates

If you are a graduate student seeking a graduate degree or a graduate certificate, you must file an application for the graduation term below by the deadline listed.

Term Graduation Begin Submitting Applications Deadline for Submitting Applications
Spring 2018 May Graduation October 01, 2017 January 19, 2018
Summer 2018 Aug. Graduation February 01, 2018 June 15, 2018
Fall 2018 Dec. Graduation March 01, 2018 August 31, 2018
Spring 2019 May Graduation October 01, 2018 January 18, 2019
Summer 2019 Aug. Graduation February 01, 2019 June 14, 2019
Fall 2019 Dec. Graduation March 01, 2019 August 20, 2019
Spring 2020 May Graduation October 01, 2019 January 17, 2020
Summer 2020 Aug. Graduation February 01, 2020 June 12, 2020

A $200 LATE FEE may be charged if you apply for graduation after the application deadline.

The Late Graduation Application form is accessible from the Student Category / Resources Page / Graduation Section in FlashLine.