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What To Expect

  

I have applied.  When can I expect communications from graduation@email.wcu.edu?

Summer 2019

 
Important Dates Communication to Expect
May 14 - June 15 Clearing/Failing Check Notifications for summer

June 15 - July 20

Clearing/Failing Check Notifications for summer for late applicants or students who have made registration changes
July 5 Summer 2019 Graduation Application Closes (Please tell your friends who haven't applied yet!!)

 July 17

All Adjustments for Degree Clearance DUE to the Office of the Registrar (Substitutions, Waivers, Transient Permission Forms, etc.)
July 31 Confirm Diploma Name and Address

August 8 - August 31

***If you are doing transfer work, your transcript needs to arrive in the Office of the Registrar NO LATER THAN August 16, 2019.  If your transcript does not arrive by August 16, we cannot guarantee that your degree will be conferred for the summer 2019 semester.

***Please use this address for all OFFICIAL transcripts for graduation:
registrar@wcu.edu
OR
ATTN: Conferral Specialist
206 Killian Annex
Cullowhee, NC 28723

Official Degree Conferral Begins for Summer

  • Degrees conferred daily
  • Degree conferral notice sent to Catamount email as degrees are conferred
  • Diplomas ordered weekly on Fridays
  • Diplomas take 4 - 6 weeks to be delivered once orders are placed

August 31 - December 13

Please make sure to continue to check your Catamount email.

Students who graduate in the summer are automatically invited to walk in the fall.  You will need to keep checking your Catamount email for important communications about recording your name for the graduation ceremony.  Make sure to check your Catamount email at least once per month if you intend to walk in December.

Fall 2019

Important Dates Communication to Expect
August 19 - August 30 Clearing/Failing Check Notifications for August
September 3 - September 20 Clearing/Failing Check Notifications for September for late applicants
September 20 Fall 2019 Graduation Application CLOSES (Please tell your friends who haven't applied yet!!)
October 1

Marching Order Opens

Look for your Marching Order email to record your name for the graduation ceremony!

October 8

Graduation Fair - 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. - University Bookstore (Details to come via future email)

October 15

Bulletin and Attendance Survey Available in myWCU

MAKE SURE YOU HAVE RECORDED YOUR NAME IN THE MARCHING ORDER SYSTEM!!

October 22

Changes to Degree Audit DUE to the Office of the Registrar (Substitutions, Waivers, Transient Permission Forms, etc.)

If you aren't clearing check, you don't get the emails to record your name.  Make sure you're clearing check before this date!

October 30

Marching Order Closes

If you have not recorded your name by this date, you will not have access to the site to record your name for the ceremony.

November 5 -November 12 Diploma Name and Address Confirmation (Sent only to students clearing the check processs)
December 9 - December 13 Line-Up Number (Sent only to students clearing the check process)
December 14 GRADUATION DAY!
Line-Up is in the Auxiliary Gym 1 hour prior to Ceremony

 December 19 - Mid-January

***If you are doing transfer work, your transcript needs to arrive in the Office of the Registrar NO LATER THAN January 10, 2020.  If your transcript does not arrive by January 10, we cannot guarantee that your degree will be conferred for the fall 2019 semester.

***Please use this address for all OFFICIAL transcripts for graduation:
registrar@wcu.edu
OR
ATTN: Conferral Specialist
206 Killian Annex
Cullowhee, NC 28723

Official Degree Conferral Begins for Fall

  • Degrees conferred daily
  • Degree conferral notice sent to Catamount email as degrees are conferred
  • Diplomas ordered weekly on Fridays
  • Diplomas take 4 -6 weeks to be delivered once orders are placed

 

Spring 2020

Important Dates Communication to Expect
January 13 - January 24 Clearing/Failing Check Notifications for January
January 27 - February 4 Clearing/Failing Check Notifications for January for late applicants
February 5 Spring 2020 Graduation Application CLOSES (Please tell your friends who haven't applied yet!)
February 19

Changes to Degree Audit DUE to the Office of the Registrar (Substitutions, Waivers, Transient Permission Forms, etc.)

If you aren't clearing check, you don't get the emails to record your name.  Make sure you're clearing check before this date!

March 2

Marching Order Opens

Look for your Marching Order email to record your name for the graduation ceremony!

March 18

Bulletin and Attendance Survey Available in myWCU

MAKE SURE YOU HAVE RECORDED YOUR NAME IN THE MARCHING ORDER SYSTEM!!

TBD Graduation Fair - Date TBD - University Bookstore (Details to come via future email)
March 27

Marching Order Closes

If you have not recorded your name by this date, you will not have access to the site to record your name for the ceremony.

April 6 - April 15 Diploma Name and Address Confirmation (Sent only to students clearing the check process)
May 4 - May 8 Line-Up Number (Sent only to students clearing the check process)
May 8 - May 9

GRADUATION DAY!
Line-Up is in the Auxiliary Gym 1 hour prior to Ceremony

May 14 - May 31

***If you are doing transfer work, your transcript needs to arrive in the Office of the Registrar NO LATER THAN May 20, 2020.  If your transcript does not arrive by May 20, we cannot guarantee that your degree will be conferred for the spring 2020 semester.

***Please use this address for all OFFICIAL transcripts for graduation:
registrar@wcu.edu
OR
ATTN: Conferral Specialist
206 Killian Annex
Cullowhee, NC 28723

Official Degree Conferral Begins for Spring

  • Degrees conferred daily
  • Degree conferral notice sent to Catamount email as degrees are conferred
  • Diplomas ordered weekly on Fridays
  • Diplomas take 4 -6 weeks to be delivered once orders are placed

 

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