Graduation

Graduation

PETITIONING TO GRADUATE FOR MELBOURNE CAMPUS AND EXTENDED STUDIES 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 2018 Graduation

  • Last day to petition to graduate without a late fee:* March 23, 2018
  • Last day to re-petition for students who had petitioned for Spring/Summer 2018:* September 7, 2018
  • Last day for completed graduate-level defense and exam: December 3, 2018
  • Last day to submit approved copies of thesis or dissertation to Office of Graduate Programs: December 10, 2018
  • Graduation date (two Saturday ceremonies): December 15, 2018 

Spring 2019 Graduation 

  • Last day to petition to graduate without a late fee:* September 14, 2018
  • Last day to re-petition for students who had petitioned for Fall 2018:* January 28, 2019
  • Last day for completed graduate-level defense and exam: April 22, 2019
  • Last day to submit approved copies of thesis or dissertation to Office of Graduate Programs: April 29, 2019
  • Graduation date (two Saturday ceremonies): May 4, 2019

Summer 2019 Graduation

  • Last day to petition to graduate without a late fee:* January 11, 2019

  • Last day to re-petition for students who had petitioned for Spring 2019:* June 10, 2019

  • Last day for completed graduate-level defense and exam: July 15, 2019

  • Last day to submit approved copies of thesis or dissertation to Office of Graduate Programs: July 22, 2019 

  • Graduation date (Saturday ceremony): July 27, 2019

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