Checklist

Graduation Checklist

ALL GRADUATES MUST COMPLETE STEPS: 1A OR 1B AND ALSO MUST COMPLETE STEPS: 2, 3, AND 4.

ITEM: DUE: FOR WHO?

1A. Application for Degree*

Undergraduate/Masters/Doctoral

*AFD can be found in BUBrain

Friday, March 15*

*This is the deadline if you wish to be included in the Commencement program. Otherwise, you can file your AFD any time before the end of the semester.

Students who are fulfilling degree requirements in spring 2024 ONLY. This is required to receive your diploma at the end of Spring 2024.

1B. Commencement Petition*

Undergraduate

Masters/Doctoral

*Only need to do this if you did not file AFD

Friday, March 15*

*This is the deadline if you wish to be included in the Commencement program.

Students who are fulfilling degree requirements in summer 2024, fall 2024 or winter 2025

2. Intent to Participate*

Undergraduate/Masters/Doctoral

(See notification at top of your *my.Binghamton portal)

Friday, March 15 Anyone who wants to participate in a Commencement  ceremony

3. Cap and Gown

Undergraduate/Masters/Doctoral

Saturday, Feb. 24

All graduates participating in a Commencement ceremony

4. Ticket Claim*

Undergraduate/Masters/Doctoral

*Tickets and ticket quantities will be available in mid-March

Friday, April 19

Only graduates are eligible to claim tickets for their guests. All guests will require a ticket for entry.