Graduation & Degree Applications
The Dean's Office hosts GULC's commencement activities in May. Additional information regarding the Baccalaureate Mass, ceremony details, and graduation gala can be found on their website here.
Students with an expected off-cycle graduation (October and February) typically participate in commencement exercises the following May. These students may participate in commencement exercises the May PRIOR to their expected graduation under the following conditions:
The student has met with an Academic Advisor;
The student has provided the Registrar's Office with written permission from an academic advisor to participate
Approved students participating early will not appear in the May commencement program BUT their names will be announced at the ceremony.
Expected graduates will be notified of the degree application deadlines and sent a confirmation of their diploma name and commencement program listing information.
application indicates how a student's name should appear on his or her
diploma, as well as confirms the student's previous degree and
institution to be listed in the Commencement Programs. To change any of the provided information, students MUST submit the "Diploma/Program Listing Change Request Form" provided in those messages by the degree application deadlines.
Upon submission of the degree application and change request form, students will receive a confirmation - if a student does not submit these forms, his/her request(s) will not be processed. Requests via email will not be processed.
Expected Degree & Graduation Date Change
J.D. Students: Submission of a degree application does NOT constitute notification of an expected graduation date change. IF your expected graduation date is different than what is currently recorded in MyDegree, you must email the Registrar's office at firstname.lastname@example.org by the degree application deadlines.
LL.M. Students: Submission of a degree application does NOT constitute
notification of an expected graduation date change. IF your expected
graduation date is different than what is currently recorded in MyDegree, you must
email your academic advisor in Graduate Programs by the degree
Students who would like to have their diplomas shipped after graduation, will be provided additional information on submitting an address and telephone number, in addition to updating their permanent contact information through MyAccess. Please note: Diplomas are not automatically sent to students.