Graduation Application


Applying for Graduation

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Login with your Account ID/Z-ID and Password

Navigate to Self-Service > Degree Progress/Graduation > Apply for Graduation

There is a one-time fee per degree. After completing the graduation application process in MyNIU, this fee will automatically be charged to your student account. The fee is $29 for undergraduate students and $35 for graduate students.

Be sure to apply for graduation before the deadline. Click here for specific dates.

If you wish to change your graduation date, you must do so in writing at one of the following locations:

Undergraduate students—Williston Hall, Room 220
Graduate Students—Adams Hall, Room 223

There is no additional charge to change a graduation date. If in doubt, apply early and change the date later if necessary.

Questions? E-mail one of the following offices:

Undergraduate students - regrec@niu.edu
Graduate students - gradsch@niu.edu

Important note: In accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, if you have chosen to restrict the release of your name in your privacy settings (FERPA) in MyNIU, your name will not be published or appear in the Commencement Program.