Apply for Graduation

How to Apply

The December 2021 Graduation Cycle will OPEN.

The initial deadline for December candidates to submit an application is October 22, 2021 (see below for application instructions). *August 2021 graduates wanting to participate in the December 2021 ceremony, do not need to submit an application. If your ceremony participation preference has changed since your August 2021 application please email Melissa McLamb directly. Applications received after this date will be considered late. The final deadline to apply is November 22, 2021. If a student misses the final deadline to apply, the next application cycle will be for May 2022 and open in February 2022. 

Before you begin the graduation application, have the following information ready:

  • Campbell University Issued Student ID*
  • Degree you are pursuing
  • Major you are pursuing
  • Home Campus location
  • For graduate/first professional level students: Any bachelors/masters degrees earned including: Degree, School and year awarded
  • Contact information: including your phone, email and mailing address

*Please note due to the security parameters placed on the application, if you mis-key your name or Student ID, you will need to submit a new, corrected, application in order for it to process correctly. Please contact your graduation auditor directly before you submit a 2nd application. If you have auto fill enabled in your browser, please double check that all the information you submit in your application is accurate and correct, especially the diploma mailing address.

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If you need immediate assistance please contact your graduation auditor through the ‘Get in Touch’ button at the bottom of this page.

Dual-Degree Applicants

Students participating in Dual Degrees – such as MBA/BBA, PharmD/MBA, BA/BBA, etc. – will need to submit two graduation applications (one for each degree).

Special Consideration

Special consideration to participate in the graduation ceremony is extended to undergraduate candidates with grade point averages of 2.000 or higher in the major and overall GPAs while being within six (6) semester hours of completing all course and hour requirements. To qualify for this special consideration, candidates must complete a graduation application first and then file a ‘Request to Participate in Commencement’ form in addition to the Graduation Application. Before the Registrar’s Office can execute this form, it must be signed by the candidate, the candidate’s adviser and the appropriate dean. The form also includes information about the candidate’s plan to complete the missing components.

Main Campus Undergraduate students please complete the form, with all required signatures and email it to Adult and Online Education students please complete this form with your respective graduation auditor.  Graduate and First Professional students seeking special consideration should contact their program directors. Please Note: This option is only applicable to the May & December Graduation Ceremonies.

Request to Participate in Commencement: 6 Hour Rule Form

If you were previously approved to participate under the “6-Hour Rule” you will need to reapply to be considered for graduation. You do not officially graduate until you reapply.

Application Received List

The Application Received List will begin posting in late October. If you have any issues with your name, please email Melissa McLamb as soon as possible. Please remember: Your name will appear exactly has you submitted it on your graduation application.

  • If your name is not on this list and you plan to graduate in December please contact the your Graduation Auditor through the ‘Get in touch’ button below.
  • The list is not in real time. It will be updated no sooner than once a week or as needed.


If you have any questions about your graduation application, contact the appropriate person.

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