FROM: Graduation
RE: Are you planning to graduate in May? Applications are due tomorrow!
Sent: 1/22/2020 9:40:06 AM
To: Students, Faculty, Staff


Reminder to All Prospective May 2020 Graduates:

Graduation is not automatic; students must apply if intending to graduate at the end of the Spring 2020 semester. Graduation mailings and important emails will be sent ONLY to students who have applied by the deadline of Friday, February 28, 2020.

The online graduation application is now available through VIP for all undergraduate (College of Education and Human Services, College of Liberal Arts, and Eberly College of Science and Technology) and graduate (School of Graduate Studies and Research) candidates.

Please visit the following link to review graduation requirements and instructions for applying online:

When ready to apply, access the graduation application via VIP and follow these instructions:

  1. Login to VIP Portal on main page (left column)
  2. Under the Home tab, click "Banner Self-Service" (middle column)
  3. Click "Student"
  4. Click "Student Records"
  5. Arrow down - Click "Apply to Graduate"
  6. Select Term
  7. Select the radio button that says "Current Program" to begin the online process.

If you are completing two (2) or more degrees, you must apply to graduate for each degree (one at a time). Repeat instructions above for each degree to be earned. 


Issues with your online application? If there are any discrepancies with your major/minor, etc. OR if you cannot access the online application, please contact your dean's office for assistance:

  • School of Graduate Studies and Research: 724-938-4066, Dixon Hall, 4th Floor / Suzanne Sarra,
  • College of Education and Human Services: 724-938-4125, Keystone Hall, 2nd Floor / Cindy Pascarell,
  • College of Liberal Arts: 724-938-4240, Duda Hall, 1st Floor / Melissa Lacey,
  • Eberly College of Science and Technology: 724-938-4169, Eberly Hall, 3rd Floor / Cindy Stonick,