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What To Expect

  

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

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

SUMMER 2020

 

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 late applicants or students who have made registration changes
July 6 SUMMER 2020 GRADUATION APPLICATION CLOSES (Tell your friends who haven't applied yet!!)
July 17

 

All Adjustments for Degree Clearance DUE to Office of Registrar (Substitutions, Waivers, Transient Permission Forms, Catalog Changes, etc.)
July 31

 

Confirm Diploma Name and Address
August 8 - August 31

 

Official Degree Conferral Begins for Summer

* Degrees conferred daily

* Degree conferral notice sent to Catamount e-mail as degrees are conferred

* Diplomas ordered weekly

* Diplomas take 4-6 weeks to be delivered once orders are placed

August 31 - December 11

PLEASE MAKE SURE TO CONTINUE TO CHECK YOUR CATAMOUNT MAIL!

Students who graduate in the summer are automatically invited to walk in the falL. Important ceremony information will be sent to your Catamount mail throughout the fall, so be sure to keep checking your Catamount mail if you plan to walk in December!

 

FALL 2020

 TO BE DETERMINED...

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