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Application for Graduation

Official WVU Graduation and Commencement Information can be found at:


May Commencement December Commencement

The FINAL deadline to apply for December 2017 Graduation is October 6. Early application is highly recommended. Please note: ALL students applying for graduation, undergraduate and graduate, are now required to apply online. Please note that there now is just one University wide deadline to apply for graduation, so this deadline is firm.


How to apply online:

1. Log into your account in the WVU portal

2. Click on the STAR tab 
3. Click on the link “Click here to enter STAR” 
4. Click on the “Student Services and Housing” link
5. Click on “Student Records” 
6. Click on “Apply to graduate”

You can also now apply through the link on your DegreeWorks checklist page!


Graduate students: Don’t forget that you also need to be registered for 1 credit the semester you graduate, per University requirements.


Applying for Graduation Checklist 

For questions, call 304-293-4330 or email  Jeanne.Frieben@mail.wvu.edu.


Graduate Student Deadlines

Deadline for ETD Submissions. Learn more at thesis.wvu.edu
Fall 2017: December 1


Planning to walk at Commencement?

After you've applied to graduate through STAR, apply to walk at graduation.wvu.edu by December 6.

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