Graduating students must fill out the Diploma Online Application. The following directions will assist in completing your application:
Register for graduation course (UNIV-4AA0) for graduation term.
Graduate Students – the Graduate School will register you for the graduation course.
NOTE: The UNIV-4AA0 graduation course and the UNDG-4900 clearing graduation course (if applicable) have the same financial refund rules as any other course. No refunds will be given for the fees associated with these graduation courses after the 15th class day in Fall and Spring terms and after the 5th class day in Summer term.
Complete Diploma Online Application.
Order cap and gown, if attending ceremony, from the Auburn University Bookstore
Check ceremony date, time and location information.
Make sure all outstanding university obligations are resolved prior to graduation day.
Check your Auburn University e-mail account regularly throughout your graduation term for any graduation information.
January 11 – Spring 2017 Diploma Online Application Opens
Announcement Ordering Deadlines:
Cap & Gown Ordering Deadlines: (Ceremony Attendance Requires Cap & Gown)
March 2 – Graduation Course Enrollment Deadline
Must be enrolled in UNIV-4AA0 graduation course to officially be on the term’s graduation list
May 8 – Diploma Name and Diploma Address Deadline
Final deadline to submit diploma data (diploma name and mailing address) on the Diploma Online Application
May 19 – Outstanding Work Deadline
Must finalize any outstanding work (transient work, Incomplete and/or NR grades, etc.) needed to meet degree requirements for Spring 2017.
Awarding of Degrees
The degree audit occurs after the graduation ceremonies. Degrees are awarded about 3 – 5 business days after graduation.
NOTE : The UNIV-4AA0 graduation course and the UNDG-4900 clearing graduation course (if applicable) have the same financial refund rules as any other course. No refunds will be given for the fees associated with these graduation courses after the 15th class day in Fall and Spring terms and after the 5th class day in a Summer term.
Additional Fees Associated with Graduation:
Undergraduate students with a minimum overall grade average of 3.40 are graduated Cum Laude; a 3.60 Magna Cum Laude; and a 3.80 Summa Cum Laude.
Cum Laude - 3.4 - 3.594 (3.395 rounds) - Unadjusted Institution GPA
Magna Cum Laude - 3.6 - 3.794 (3.595 rounds) - Unadjusted Institution GPA
Summa Cum Laude - 3.8 - on up (3.795 rounds) - Unadjusted Institution GPA
The official honor designation is placed on the student's diploma and transcript.
Auburn University will issue one gold honor cord per degree to any undergraduate who has met the honor requirements stated above.
Honor designations of the graduates listed in the commencement program (booklet) are for the purposes of the program and do not represent a final certification of honors. At the time of printing, the highest potential honor that a student could earn is printed in the program.