Graduating students must have their Petition to Graduate received by the registrar's Graduation Office no later than the date shown below and in the Academic Calendar. Students petitioning after the due date are subject to a late fee of $30* and may not be able to graduate as planned because of insufficient time to verify completion of requirements.
To complete the online Petition to Graduate, log in to Access, select the PAWS icon and navigate to 'Student Records' under the Student tab.
Undergraduate and Graduate Certificate programs do not participate in the commencement ceremony.
Florida Tech Online Students Petition to Graduate
Graduate Certificate programs do not participate in the commencement ceremony.
If a student petitions to graduate during the semester of graduation, a late fee of $60 will be assessed.
Last day to petition to graduate without a late fee:* February 5, 2021
Last day to re-petition for students who had petitioned for Spring 2021:* June 7, 2021
Last day for completed graduate-level defense and exam: July 19, 2021
Last day to submit approved copies of thesis or dissertation to the Office of Graduate Programs: July 26, 2021
Graduation date (Saturday ceremony): July 31, 2021
*Date the petition must be received to the Registrar’s Graduation Office to avoid a late fee of $30.