Application Procedure

Application for Award of Graduate Degree Online Process

Must be completed online by the posted deadline Paper forms are no longer accepted by GAPE

  • Due date for May graduation: February 10
  • Due date for August graduation: March 20*     
  • Due date for December graduation: September 10

    * new date

You must apply to graduate with GAPE for graduation after your candidacy has been approved.
First-time Applicants:

Eligible students can apply for graduation through self-service within their MySJSU account. Approximately two weeks after students have been approved for advancement to candidacy by the GAPE office, they will be sent a MySJSU message prompting them to apply for graduation. This message will include instructions that are similar to the instructions in this guide.

GAPE has a video tutorial of the process.
Check your MySJSU Account: MyAcademics > View My Graduation Status to see your status and expected graduation term.
Important: If you have previously applied for graduation and need to change your graduation date, see these instructions.