All students planning to graduate at the end of the current semester may fileapplications for degreesonline through Howdy. Term specific deadlines can be found in the Application Deadlines section below or on the Academic Calendar.
When applying through Howdy, students should navigate to the "My Record" tab and locate the channel/maroon box titled "Degree Evaluation." The link for the Application for Graduation will be the first link in the channel.
This online application system will be accessible 24 hours a day, every day, until 11:59 p.m. on the day before pre-registration for the next term(s) during fall or spring semesters, or the first Friday of the second summer term during the summer. After that time, students must submit a paper graduation application to the Office of the Registrar for the current term.
A non-refundable diploma fee of $47.50 is assessed for each graduation application submitted by students in all colleges EXCEPT, School of Dentistry, Irma Lerma Rangel School of Pharmacy, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, and School of Public Health (which are assessed a $100 graduation fee).
Students who are permitted to apply after the initial deadline (see academic calendar) will be charged an additional $50 late application fee per degree.
All students planning to graduate in Spring 2024 must apply for graduation online at https://howdy.tamu.edu beginning December 18, 2023, on the My Record tab. Graduation applications submitted after Friday, February 16, 2024, will be assessed a late fee EXCEPT School of Dentistry, Irma Lerma Rangel School of Pharmacy, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, and School of Public Health. The online application will be open through 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2024. Students who apply to graduate with a degree after this deadline must be enrolled in or have completed all degree requirements and must submit a paper graduation application to the Office of the Registrar. Any courses used for Spring 2024 degree clearance must be in-progress for the Spring 2024 term or completed in an earlier term. The final application deadline is Tuesday, April 30, 2024, for students who will complete requirements in the Spring semester.
Graduation applications will not be accepted after 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, 2024. If you miss this deadline, you must apply for Summer 2024 graduation.
Per Student Rule 14.2, degree candidates must be enrolled in or have completed all degree requirements by 5 p.m. April 16, 2024, either in residence at Texas A&M University or at another college or university. Degree Requirement Verification in courses at other institutions must be provided to the Degree Audit Office by April 16, 2024, to graduate in Spring 2024.
Students requesting a name change for graduation related purposes must complete a name change request before April 16, 2024,for the change to be reflected in the commencement program. Students have until May 8, 2024, to submit a name change to be reflected on the diploma.
Students who have fiscal holds with Student Business Services (SBS) will not receive their diplomas until those holds are cleared. To clear a fiscal hold, please contact SBS at email@example.com. Once the hold is cleared, the student can email firstname.lastname@example.org requesting that the diploma be released.
Students planning to graduate in Summer 2024 may begin filing applications for degrees on May 13, 2024. The filing deadline for students completing degree requirements during the Summer 2024 term is July 5, 2024.
Attendance at the graduation ceremony is based on the information included in your graduation application. Degree candidates who would like to change their attendance for graduation may send an email to email@example.com from their official TAMU email account.