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Preparing for Graduation

For information regarding graduation, including links to Upcoming Deadlines and Events, Applying for Graduation, GradFest, & Commencement, please visit

There is NO commencement ceremony in the summer. Summer graduates have a choice of participating in either the May or December graduation ceremonies.

Graduate students must go to the Graduate School for graduation procedures.

To Graduate:

Apply for graduation online through myEKU:
1.  Log on to myEKU.
2. Look in the "Student Services" card.
3. Click "Apply for Graduation."» If the graduation date you want to apply for is not listed or if the information offered is incorrect contact the Advising Specialist.

After your application is processed an Advising Specialist will review your academic records and will email you concerning your graduation requirements.

A graduation fee will be billed to your EKU account. Associate and Bachelor degrees are $50.  Additional fees are required to puchase your cap, gown, and tassel.

If you are receiving an Undergraduate Certificates, a $20 fee will assessed (those receiving undergraduate certificates are not eligible to participate in the university graduation ceremony).

Inform Advising Specialist of any name, address, phone, or e-mail changes.

Check your e-mail regularly as any problems with this process are communicated through your EKU e-mail address.

Frequently asked questions regarding graduation can be found at