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Graduation Application Process

Students scheduled to graduate must apply online using the My.Fordham.edu portal by the following deadline dates.

To access the Graduation Application

  1. Log on to My.Fordham.edu, using the "Log in to the New Portal" option on either the top navigation bar (desktops) or the three-bar icon on the upper-right (for tablets/phones, be sure to scroll down).
  2. Select "My Pages" on the top of the page (desktops) or from the three-bar icon on the upper-right (for tablets/phones).
  3. Then, choose "Students" under "My Pages."
  4. Select "Student Services Dashboard" in the grey area.
  5. Choose "Student Profile."
  6. On the left side in the black column, select "Application to Graduate"; if on a tablet/phone, select "Additional Links" and then "Application to Graduate."

To apply for graduation

  1. Select the term (only shows current and previous terms). If your graduation term is not listed, select the latest term from the drop-down menu.
  2. Select your primary degree, with degree type, level, college, and major.
  3. Select your intended Graduation Date.
  4. Next, select a name for your diploma (names currently on your record will appear, and you can enter a new one). Please make sure you enter a period (.) after a middle initial.
  5. Select your diploma mailing address (addresses currently on your record will appear, and you can enter a new one). We discourage international mailing. If at all possible, please provide us with the address of a relative or friend in the U.S. to avoid your diploma being lost.
  6. Once you select an address, you will see a summary of your application to confirm with all of your responses.
  7. Submit the application, and then you will then see a confirmation message.

Graduation Application Dates

Undergraduates

May (Spring) graduation by March 5

August (Summer) graduation by August 15

February (Fall) graduation by December 31

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences / Graduate School of Religious Education

May (Spring) graduation by March 5

August (Summer graduation by August 15

February (Fall) graduation by December 31

Graduate School of Social Service

May (Spring) graduation by January 25

August (Summer) graduation by January 25

February (Fall) graduation by September 20

Graduate School of Education

May (Spring) graduation by February 5

August (Summer) graduation by June 30

January(Fall) graduation by December 1

Graduate School of Business Administration

May (Spring) graduation by March 5

August (Summer) graduation by August 15

January (Fall) graduation by December 31