Graduation Information

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Graduation Applications

Congratulations on your upcoming graduation. For late applications, please skip to the next section. If you are submitting your application on time, please follow the steps below.

  1. Go to the following website: webadvisor.ashland.edu
  2. Log into Webadvisor.
  3. Click on “Students”.
  4. Under the sub-heading “Academic Profile” click on “Application for Graduation”.
  5. Follow the prompts as they appear on the screen and click “Submit”.

Once you complete the application in Webadvisor an email will be sent to your Ashland University email account containing the application confirmation. Should you need assistance you may contact our Information Technology Department directly at 419.289.5405.

Degree Applications: 

An application for graduation is to be filed with the Office of Records and Registration within the time specified in the Registrar‘s calendar. Failure to submit an application will result in the student not being able to attend commencement or have the degree posted on the official transcript.

Application for Graduation Deadlines:

 
The University has three conferment dates: one in December, one in May and one in August.  There is a December ceremony which August and December graduates may attend, as well as a May ceremony for all May graduates.  In order to have the degree status listed on a transcript; students must apply for graduation (December, May, or August) by the appropriate deadline.  Diplomas will be mailed to students following the commencement ceremony, upon degree completion. Diplomas for students completing their degree in the Summer term will be mailed the first week of September, upon degree completion.
  •  May Graduation Application
    • Due November 1st for undergraduate students
    • Due February 1st for graduate students
  • August Graduation Application
    • Due May 1st for all students
  • December Graduation Application 
    • Due May 1st for undergraduate students
    • Due September 1st for graduate students

- Students planning to complete course work by the end of fall semester should apply for December conferment.
- Students planning to complete course work by the end of spring semester should apply for May conferment.
- Students planning to complete their course work by the end of the summer should apply for August conferment.

**Any application received after the deadline will be charged an additional $25 late fee.

**If you need to apply for graduation and the deadline is past, you must complete a hard copy of the graduation application. Paper applications may be requested by contacting the Records and Registration Office at:  regis@ashland.edu or 419-289-5633

Undergraduate Graduation Policies:

Course Requirements and Grade Point Average:

  • A candidate for a baccalaureate degree must have completed all the course and proficiency requirements for that particular degree and must earn not less than 120 semester hours (60 hours for associate degree, 150 hours for dual degree students) of college work with a grade point average of not less than 2.0. The grade point average in the candidate‘s major field must be at least 2.25 or 2.5 in certain majors.
  • Any student listed in the graduation program who has failed to complete these requirements will not receive a diploma until all requirements are fully met. 

Residence Requirement (Academic): 

A candidate for a degree must take a minimum of 30 semester hours at Ashland University. The last 12 hours of coursework and at least one half of the student‘s work in his/her major field must be taken at Ashland University A minimum of 50 hours must be earned at a four-year college or university.

Graduate Graduation Policies:

Course Requirements and Grade Point Average:

  • A candidate for a graduate degree must have completed all the course and proficiency requirements for that particular degree and should consult their academic advisor to verify eligibility prior to completing their application for graduation.
  • Any student listed in the graduation program who has failed to complete these requirements will not receive a diploma until all requirements are fully met. 

IMPORTANT GRADUATION DATES

August Graduation

August 23-Online App Deadline

December Graduation

November 2-Online App Deadline

November 7-Grad Fair

November 9-Last Day To Have Name In Commencement Program      

New Online Registration Window

Spring Registration

 

Nov 1    Seniors and Graduate
Nov 5    Juniors
Nov 8    Sophomores
Nov 12    Freshmen

Nov 15

   Open to all 

6:00AM    Honors
12:00PM    Athletes
10:00PM    Everyone
  

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