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All times are CST.

Fall 2023

Ceremony date: Dec. 15 and 16, 2023

Apply on time April 1 to June 1

The conferral date for all fall 2023 graduates is Dec. 16, 2023. This may differ from the student's commencement ceremony date. For more information view key terms to know.

DATESDETAILS
 
Dec. 15 & 16
Commencement ceremonies
Jan. 11Last day to email graduation@sfasu.edu regarding any diploma mailing address changes. Include your name and campus ID number.
Jan. 12"Hold for Degree" transcripts for fall graduates begin being processed.
Jan. 15Final deadline for all outstanding items for fall 2023 graduation to be resolved (transferred courses, withheld grades, etc.)
Feb. 15Diploma pickup days begin
Diplomas may only be released to the graduate with a photo ID
Pick up between 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday at the Office of the Registrar in the Rusk Building, second floor.
Graduates should monitor their student email account for updates regarding diploma pickup.
Feb. 26Remaining diplomas will be mailed.
March 5Diploma tracking numbers will be available. If you have not received your diploma by this date, email graduation@sfasu.edu to request a tracking number. Include your campus ID number.

Spring 2024

Ceremony dates: May 10 and 11, 2024

Apply on time Sept. 15 to Nov. 15

The conferral date for all spring 2024 graduates is May 11, 2024. This may differ from the student's commencement ceremony date. For more information view key terms to know.

DATESDETAILS
Nov. 16 - March 2

Apply late via mySFA*
Late graduation fee:
• Five-year BBA/MPAC candidates: $200
• All other candidates for graduation: $100

*MSW advanced-track graduates and students with special instruction only: Apply late via email.

 
Beginning
Jan. 26
Purchase your commencement regalia!
View details about purchasing your regalia.
Feb. 8Confirm graduation details
The Confirm Graduation Details link in mySFA becomes available for a limited time.
March 3 - May 9
5 p.m.

Apply late via email

The deadline for all items is 5 p.m. on the final listed day.
Last chance to participate in commencement.
• March 3 to 5 p.m. April 26: Dean's approval required.

Last chance to apply for spring 2024 graduation.
• 5:01 p.m. April 26 to May 9: Provost's approval required.
Not permitted to participate in commencement ceremony.

Late graduation fee:
• Five-year BBA/MPAC candidates: $200
• All other candidates for graduation: $100

March 22Candidates applying after this date may not appear in the ceremony program and should expect to be seated last in the ceremony lineup.
April 1
5 p.m.
No exceptions

All candidates for graduation: Last day to complete the "Confirm Graduation Details" form. Not planning to attend commencement? Be sure to let us know on your form.

If you've already applied to graduate, check your student email for instructions on accessing and completing the form (sender: graduation@sfasu.edu).

April 7
11:59 p.m.
Last day to order your official SFA commencement regalia and have it shipped to your home.
View details about purchasing your regalia.
 
April 29 - May 6
Candidates who reserved commencement ceremony tickets for their guests will receive the tickets via their mySFA email.
 
May 10 & 11
Commencement ceremonies
June 1Last day to email graduation@sfasu.edu regarding any diploma mailing address changes. Include your name and campus ID number.
Date TBA"Hold for Degree" transcripts for spring 2024 graduates begin being processed.
June 11Final deadline for all outstanding items for spring 2024 graduation to be resolved (transferred courses, withheld grades, etc.)
Date TBADiploma pickup days
Diplomas for spring 2024 graduates will be available for pick up 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday in the Office of the Registrar, located on the second floor of the Rusk Building. One week prior, graduates will receive an email via their mySFA account confirming diploma pickup dates, times and location.
Date TBARemaining diplomas will be mailed.
Date TBADiploma tracking numbers will be available. If you have not received your diploma by this date, email graduation@sfasu.edu to request a tracking number. Include your campus ID number.

Summer 2024

Ceremony date: Aug. 10, 2024

Apply on time Jan. 2 to March 2

The conferral date for all summer 2024 graduates is Aug. 10, 2024. For more information view key terms to know.

DATESDETAILS
Jan. 2 - March 2

Apply on time via mySFA*
Graduation fee:
• Five-year BBA/MPAC candidates: $100
• All other candidates for graduation: $50

*MSW advanced-track graduates and students with special instruction only: Apply on time via email.

March 3 - June 1

Apply late via mySFA*
Late graduation fee:
• Five-year BBA/MPAC candidates: $200
• All other candidates for graduation: $100

*MSW advanced-track graduates and students with special instruction only: Apply late via email.

 
Date TBA
Purchase your commencement regalia!
View details about purchasing your regalia.
Date TBAConfirm graduation details
The Confirm Graduation Details link in mySFA becomes available for a limited time.
June 2 - Aug. 9
5 p.m.

Apply late via email

The deadline for all items is 5 p.m. on the final listed day.
Last chance to participate in commencement.
• June 2 to 5 p.m. July 26: Dean's approval required.

Last chance to apply for summer 2024 graduation.
• 5:01 p.m. July 26 to Aug. 9: Provost's approval required.
Not permitted to participate in commencement ceremony.

Late graduation fee:
• Five-year BBA/MPAC candidates: $200
• All other candidates for graduation: $100

June 21Candidates applying after this date may not appear in the ceremony program and should expect to be seated last in the ceremony lineup.
Date TBALast day to order your official SFA commencement regalia and have it shipped to your home.
View details about purchasing your regalia.
Date TBA
5 p.m.
No exceptions

All candidates for graduation: Last day to complete the "Confirm Graduation Details" form. Not planning to attend commencement? Be sure to let us know on your form.

If you've already applied to graduate, check your student email for instructions on accessing and completing the form (sender: graduation@sfasu.edu).

 
July 29 - Aug. 5
Candidates who reserved commencement ceremony tickets for their guests will receive the tickets via their mySFA email.
 
Aug. 10
Commencement ceremonies
Ceremony times and schedule will be available by June 1
Sept. 1Last day to email graduation@sfasu.edu regarding any diploma mailing address changes. Include your name and campus ID number.
Date TBA"Hold for Degree" transcripts for summer 2024 graduates begin being processed.
Sept. 10Final deadline for all outstanding items for summer 2024 graduation to be resolved (transferred courses, withheld grades, etc.)
Date TBADiploma pickup days
Diplomas for summer 2024 graduates will be available for pick up 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday in the Office of the Registrar, located on the second floor of the Rusk Building. One week prior, graduates will receive an email via their mySFA account confirming diploma pickup dates, times and location.
Date TBARemaining diplomas will be mailed.
Date TBADiploma tracking numbers will be available. If you have not received your diploma by this date, email graduation@sfasu.edu to request a tracking number. Include your campus ID number.

Contact

Office of the Registrar
936.468.2501
registrar@sfasu.edu

Physical Address:
Rusk Building, Room 202

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13050 SFA Station
Nacogdoches, TX 75962


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