Steps to Graduate

Graduate Checklist

Contact Registrar


Use the following steps to make sure you’re ready for commencement! This is your checklist to graduating.

Fill out the intent to graduate application

Checklist for Graduation

  1. File your Intent to Graduate application
    • List deadlines:
      • Fall Deadline:  Students that finish courses in October must file before September 1 and students that finish courses in December must file before November 1.
      • Spring and Summer Deadline: Students that want to participate in the commencement ceremony in May and plan to graduate in either March, May, July, or August must file an Intent to Graduate form by February 1.
      • Students that miss a deadline may file an Intent to Graduate form for a later audited degree award date.
  2. Purchase Your Regalia
    • Visit the Friends Bookstore online. You can also call the Spirit Store at either 316-295-5869 or 316-295-5875 or come in person 9a.m. to 3 p.m. If you come after hours and need help, the Casado front desk may also be able to help.
  3. Special Accommodations
    • Graduates need to inform the University Registrar’s Office of any special needs they have so proper arrangements can be made to cross the stage and participate in the processional and recessional. Please email with details of any special accommodations needed before May 1.
  4. Show Up
  5. You’re all set! See you at Commencement!

Commencement Dates & Time

Spring 2024 Commencement Ceremony
Saturday, May 11, 2023 at 2:00 p.m.
INTRUST Bank Arena
500 E. Waterman Street
Wichita, Kansas 67202