Commencement: Graduation Checklist
Verify your Degree Requirements
For questions or concerns about your degree requirements or completing your degree, please contact an Academic Advisor (for undergraduates) or your Department (for graduates and post-bacc) as soon as possible. Students may also review their unofficial transcript by visiting saic.edu/students and click “Self Service” under “Quicklinks.” Click “My Academics” then “View My Advisement Report, then select 'Unofficial Transcript – Deg Aud'"
Complete your Graduation Application
If you are scheduled to complete your degree requirements by Spring 2018, or are within 6 credits of completing your requirements, you will receive a graduation application sent to your SAIC email account. On this application, please provide information of your name as you wish to have it appear on your diploma and in the commencement program. Also provide contact information post-graduation, so that your diploma can be mailed to the appropriate location in June.
Pick Up Tickets
Only students who have completed their Graduation Application may pick up tickets. Tickets are available on Tuesday April 10 until Wednesday May 9 from 9:00am until 4:00pm. You may pick up tickets from the Campus Life Office, (Sullivan Center, 36 S. Wabash Avenue, Suite 1203).
Clear All Financial Holds:
Outstanding holds and balances (e.g., tuition balance, library and media center fines) must be cleared before you receive your diploma. In addition, if you have borrowed a Federal Direct Stafford or Graduate PLUS loan, , you must complete online exit counseling at StudentLoans.gov . If you have borrowed a Federal Perkins loan, you must also complete separate online exit counseling at mycampusloan.com Check your financial status in SAIC Self-Service.