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What To Expect

 

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

 

Important Dates Communication to Expect

August 17 – August 28

Clearing/Failing Check Notifications for On-Time Applicants

(Students who apply before August 17 are considered “on-time applicants”)

August 31 – September 18

Clearing/Failing Check Notifications for Late Applicants

September 18

 Graduation Application for Fall 2020 CLOSES (Please tell your friends who haven’t applied yet!)

TBD

Marching Order Opens

 

Look for your Marching Order e-mail to record your name for the graduation ceremony!

October 2

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

 

If you aren’t clearing check, you don’t get the e-mails to record your name. Make sure you’re clearing check before this date!

TBD

Bulletin and Attendance Survey Available in myWCU

 

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

TBD

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.

TBD Graduation Fair – Date TBD – University Bookstore (Details to come via future e-mail)
November 2 – 13

Diploma Name and Address Confirmation

(Sent only to students clearing the check process)

TBD

Line-Up Number

(Sent only to students clearing the check process)

TBD

GRADUATION DAY!

Line-Up is in Auxiliary Gym 1 hour prior to Ceremony

December 16 – 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 e-mail 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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