Graduation Procedures

Detailed information regarding each of the graduation ceremonies can be found at
All undergraduates and graduates are required to apply for graduation online. To access the application, log into TUPortal, and click Self Service Banner (SSB). Once in Self Service Banner, click on Student Records — Apply to Graduate.  Be sure to enter your name carefully as that is how it will appear in the Commencement program and on your diploma.

Graduation Application Deadlines:

  • The deadline for applying for May graduation is  February 15.
  • The deadline for applying for August graduation is June 1.
  • The deadline for applying for December graduation is October 15.

Petition to Walk
Students who have not yet completed all degree requirements may wish to participate in the graduation ceremony. These students must be within two courses (a maximum of 8 credits) to petition for participation. Please see the attached document for the guidelines under which students may be allowed to participate. Petition to Walk at Graduation.