Return to: Registrar’s Office, Knapp Hall 100/101, Cobleskill, NY 12043 Telephone: 518-255-5522
In order to be considered for graduation you MUST:
Submit this completed Graduation Application, along with your DegreeWorks audit, to the Registrar’s Office by the
due date below. The application must be signed by you AND your academic advisor.
To print your DegreeWorks audit from Banner Web, please follow the instructions found at The degree audit must indicate all
requirements have been met and must be attached and submitted with this application. Contact your academic
advisor if you have any questions about your degree requirements or the audit.
Submission of this application does not guarantee graduation. You and your advisor will be notified via your Cobleskill e-mail
account if you have any outstanding requirements and/or if your application is complete as submitted. Conferral of your
degree is pending approval of any transfer credit and successful completion of any in-progress courses.
Application to Graduate and Degree Audit Due Dates:
May Graduation: November 21
August or December Graduation: April 17
Note: Applications received after the deadline will be accepted, but there is no guarantee that the names will be included in the program if
the deadline has passed. Students who do not file a graduation application will not be reviewed for graduation.
Name: ________________________________________________ Student ID: ___________________________
Print your legal name exactly as you wish it to appear on your diploma
Address diploma is to be mailed to:
Street: _______________________________________________________________________________________
City: __________________________________________ State: _________ Zip Code ____________________
*Diplomas are mailed approximately two months after degree conferral
Graduation Date:
(The date all degree requirements will be completed)
(circle one) MAY AUG DEC Year: __________
Degree (circle one): AA AAS AS AOS BBA BT BS CERT
Internship (circle one if applicable): Spring Summer Fall
I have read the graduation completion requirements information _________ (student’s initials)
________________________________________________________ ___________________________
Advisor Signature Date
________________________________________________________ ___________________________
Student Signature Date
Important Information Regarding the Graduation Application Requirements and Graduation Procedures
Students should familiarize themselves with the specific requirements for their program and be familiar with the
requirements for graduation as outlined in Academic Policies.
After final grades have been processed all students who applied for their degree will be reviewed. After review, any
student who has not met all degree requirements will be notified of the deficiency and may reapply for the new term in
which they will meet all requirements. If a student has not met the degree requirements for the semester in which
they have applied, a new graduation application must be filled out for the new term in which they will meet the
Students are ultimately responsible for ensuring that all degree requirements have been fulfilled. Course requirements
for programs are specified in the degree audit. A student may complete his/her degree at the end of the Fall, Spring and
Summer semesters. SUNY Cobleskill confers degrees in each of these semesters, but has only a Spring commencement
All holds must be satisfied before a transcript or diploma will be released.
Transfer credits- Students expecting to have transfer credit count towards graduation should have all transcripts on file
and credits posted before graduation.
Graduation Fee (effective 7/6/2011)
The Graduation Fee is a one-time fee billed in the semester the student graduates. The non-refundable $50 fee covers
the cost of degree evaluations, the diploma, diploma cover and ceremony. Students participating in the Commencement
ceremony must pay the College Store for the purchase cost of commencement apparel.
Graduation Policy Information
12.10 Participation in Graduation Ceremony
All candidates who apply and are certified as enrolled in course work to meet all degree requirements identified for graduation by the
registrar may participate in the graduation ceremony. A candidate for May graduation is an associate degree student who will have
completed all course requirements in their area or a Bachelor degree student who will have completed all course requirements. The
only exceptions will be for Bachelors degree students missing a summer degree internship or for students in an associate degree
program which, by design, requires a summer internship. (Effective Fall 2011 updated 3/11)
Students who have met all degree requirements the previous summer or fall semesters prior to May graduation must also apply for
graduation and indicate their intention to participate in the May graduation ceremony. Disclaimers will be printed in the graduation
program, indicating names listed are of candidates for the degree, subject to certification of having met all degree requirements.
Certification of those degree requirements will be completed by June 1. Diplomas will be mailed to all successful graduates who have
applied for graduation.
12.11 Students are required to apply for graduation in the semester prior to the anticipated degree completion. Students must apply
by the dates established by the Registrar’s Office. Students who do not apply will not be allowed to participate in the graduation
ceremony (See 12.10). (Effective Fall 2011 updated 3/11)