Here are the steps you need to take to make sure you are eligible for degree conferral.
It is recommended that you apply for graduation one semester before your expected graduation date. For example, if you plan to graduate in a spring term, please submit your application in the preceding fall term. Failure to apply for degree in a timely manner can delay degree conferral. If you are receiving a double degree (i.e. a BS and a BA) you must also submit an approved Application for Double Degree. Please visit the Office of the Registrar website for detailed instructions and application deadlines.
All requirements on your AAR must be satisfied prior to degree conferral. Students cannot receive a degree if one or more requirements is not satisfied. This includes second major, minor, and certificate requirements. Your AAR must look like this in order for you to receive a degree:
Please visit the Office of the Registrar website for detailed instructions on viewing and interpreting your AAR.
Students who have applied for graduation can request a Senior Year Degree Audit review from an advisor in 410 Bonner Hall. If you are unsure of your degree requirements, or would like to confirm you are on track for graduation, you may submit a Degree Audit request.
Visit the Office of the Registrar website for details.
Visit UB’s Countdown to Commencement to order your cap and gown, find details on your commencement ceremony, and register for commencement. Students receiving an undergraduate degree from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences should register on the Countdown to Commencement website. Combined BS/MS and BS/MBA students should register for the graduate-level ceremony.