Registrar's Office

Application Deadlines

Application for Graduation Submission Deadlines for 2017:

Graduation Date:

First day to submit an application*

Last day to submit an application (Census Date)

December 2017 March 13, 2017 September 12, 2017


Applications should be submitted only after students have registered for all final requirements.  If courses/requirements are pending (other than currently registered Fort Lewis College courses) documentation must be included with the application.  Allow seven weeks from the Census Date for review and student notification of approval or denial.

Appeal Deadline

Graduation Date:

Appeal Deadline

December 2017 November 17, 2017

A student may appeal if the application for graduation is denied. The appeal deadline will be the last business day of March for the spring degree candidates, the last business day of June for the summer degree candidates, and the Friday before the Thanksgiving break in November for the fall degree candidates. In the appeal, the student must provide documentation of how all missing degree requirements will be completed by the end of the semester indicated on the application. If the appeal is denied, the student must submit a new application in a subsequent semester.

**Summer graduates must apply by Census Date of the spring semester.

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