Graduation

Graduation

PETITIONING TO GRADUATE FOR MELBOURNE CAMPUS AND EDUCATION CENTER STUDENTS

Graduating seniors 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.

Florida Tech Online Students Petition to Graduate
 

DEADLINE DATES TO PETITION TO GRADUATE

NOTE: If a student petitions to graduate during the semester of graduation, a late fee of $60 will be assessed. 

Fall 2019 Graduation

  • Last day to petition to graduate without a late fee:* March 22, 2019
  • Last day to re-petition for students who had petitioned for Spring/Summer 2019:* September 6, 2019
  • Last day for completed graduate-level defense and exam: December 2, 2019
  • Last day to submit approved copies of thesis or dissertation to the Office of Graduate Programs: December 9, 2019
  • Graduation date (two Saturday ceremonies): December 14, 2019 

Spring 2020 Graduation

  • Last day to petition to graduate without a late fee:* September 13, 2019
  • Last day to re-petition for students who had petitioned for Fall 2019:* January 31, 2020
  • Last day for completed graduate-level defense and exam: April 27, 2020
  • Last day to submit approved copies of thesis or dissertation to the Office of Graduate Programs: May 4, 2020
  • Graduation date (Saturday ceremonies): May 9, 2020

Summer 2020 Graduation

  • Last day to petition to graduate without a late fee:* February 7, 2020

  • Last day to re-petition for students who had petitioned for Spring 2020:* June 8, 2020

  • Last day for completed graduate-level defense and exam: July 20, 2020

  • Last day to submit approved copies of thesis or dissertation to the Office of Graduate Programs: July 27, 2020 

  • Graduation date (Saturday ceremony): August 1, 2020

  *Date the petition must be received to the Registrar’s Graduation Office to avoid a late fee of $30.