Stephen F. Austin State University

Graduation & Diplomas

The Graduation Department of the Office of the Registrar provides application toward graduation, maintains degree data for all students making application for graduation, produces diplomas and replacement diplomas and is a source of information regarding degrees which have been conferred.

Commencement Dates:

Applications for August 2015 Graduation

Applications for August 2015 graduation will be accepted from January 5, 2015 through March 2, 2015.

Go to our Forms page to select the Bachelor or Masters / Doctoral Mail-in Request for Graduation Audit or come to the Rusk Building Room 201 to apply.

Commencement Decorum

While attending commencement exercises, students and their guests are expected to maintain decorum that is reasonable and befitting of a public event of special significance. Since commencement exercises are formal events, graduates are expected to abide by the university's policy on appropriate attire.

An academic commencement is a formal ceremony, where decorum and respect for the customs of academia enhances the experience for both graduates and their guests. Therefore, in accordance with hundreds of years of academic tradition, students, guests, and the platform party are asked to observe the following: