Am I Eligible to Graduate?
Eligibility for May 2016
The following students are eligible to participate in the May 2016 Commencement ceremonies.
Your submission of a degree application, on MyUAlbany, will initiate future correspondence.
**All official communications will be sent to your albany.edu e-mail address.**
MASTER'S DEGREE CANDIDATES
March 18 GRADUATE degree application deadline. Submit via MyUAlbany.
All candidates who have submitted a degree application, online through MyUAlbany, for Spring 2016. The academic records of graduate students who have applied for graduation will be reviewed by the Office of Graduate Education. Master’s and Certificate Candidates, please check with your program department to ensure that you will satisfy all requirements.
DOCTORAL DEGREE CANDIDATES
Dissertations are due by May 1, 2015 (preferably earlier).
The University requires that ALL Requirements for the degree, including submission of the approved dissertation, and completion of any internship must be finalized before participating in commencement exercises.
BACHELOR'S DEGREE CANDIDATES
February 12 UNDERGRADUATE degree application deadline. Submit via MyUAlbany.
All candidates who have submitted a degree application, online through MyUAlbany, for Spring 2016. The academic records of undergraduate students who have applied for graduation will be reviewed by the Office of the Registrar. You will receive a confirmation email - those candidates whose cumulative records and current courses do not meet all of the degree requirements will be notified via e-mail by the Registrar.
Deficiencies must be corrected by March 25, 2016.
AFTER the degree application deadline, applications must be processed directly with the Office of the Registrar. The required 'degree application' form is available on their website.
Printed Program Names
All degree candidates must file a degree application by the stated deadlines. The University cannot guarantee that your name will be listed in the program if you fail to meet the deadlines as stated. Only students who have completed a degree application will receive electronic updates regarding commencement.
Degrees are awarded after final clearance, pending the satisfactory completion of the final term of study and/or fulfillment of all academic requirements. Candidates who fulfill all requirements for the degree can expect to receive their diplomas, through the mail, 6 to 8 weeks following the end of the term. Undergraduate candidates who have failed to complete all academic requirements, or who have other matters requiring resolution will be notified by the Registrar. Graduate candidates who have failed to complete all academic requirements, or who have other matters requiring resolution will be notified by the Office of Graduate Education. Students who have any unresolved grades (i.e.: incomplete) will not be cleared for the degree. If you have a concern about your degree clearance, please contact your academic advisor or the Office of the Registrar.