Deadlines for Graduation and Commencement Checklist

This checklist provides step-by-step instructions for completing requirements by the deadlines for the semester you plan to graduate. In order for you to graduate and participate in commencement the semester you intend, the Graduate School has hard deadlines you must comply with. It is highly recommended you complete the tasks in the order listed.

Celebrate with us!

We would love to celebrate this milestone with you! We offer multiple ways for you to participate in graduation:

Diploma Distribution

Each student will receive a complimentary diploma upon graduation from Kansas State University.

Diplomas will be mailed, at no fee, via the United States Postal Service typically by the following times:

Spring: By August

Summer: By October

Fall: By March

Make sure your mailing address is up to date in KSIS.