How to Apply for Graduation

To apply for graduation, first log into Self Service and click on Graduation Overview. Then click on Apply under Application Status and follow the prompts as they appear on the screen and click "Submit". 

For information on the last day to apply for graduation please follow this link to the most recent Ashland University Academic Catalog.

Contact Information

Winter Graduation Celebration

August and December graduates and their families are invited to attend the Winter Graduation Celebration on Thursday, December 14 from 3 - 5 p.m. in the Upper Convocation Center.

The Winter Graduation Celebration is a reception designed to celebrate our August and December graduates. Enjoy appetizers while you mingle with fellow graduates and AU faculty, administration, and staff. We will have live music, a photo booth, and other special activities for our graduates. Every graduate will have the opportunity to take home a complimentary custom AU T-shirt and have a chance to win one of three raffle prizes. At 3:50 p.m. we will begin a brief program, offering words of congratulations to our graduates.

There is no cost to attend. No tickets will be required, but graduates and their guests must RSVP ahead of time.

Spring Commencement Ceremony

The 2024 Spring Commencement ceremony is Saturday, May 4 at 10 a.m. All summer, winter, and spring graduates are invited and encouraged to participate. No tickets will be required.

Past Commencement Ceremonies

Students at commencement ceremony