Graduation Application

Current Address

Permanent Address (after graduation) or Mailing Address for Diploma

Graduation Term

There is one commencement ceremony each academic year in May. August and December graduates as well as those who have applied for May are invited to participate in the May ceremony for the academic year of their graduation.

For NON-Graduating Participants ONLY

To Participate in the Commencement Ceremony: 

Students must be in good academic standing and meet the following criteria at the completion of the Spring term:

  • - Undergraduate students must be within twelve (12) semester hours of completing degree requirements and have a minimum Grade Point Average of 2.0.
  • - Graduate students must be within sic (6) semester hours of completing degree requirements and have a minimum Grade Point Average of 3.0

Degree Information

Name on Diploma and Commencement Program

Use uppercase & lowercase letters, exactly as you would like it to appear on your diploma and in the commencement program. (It is customary to list your full middle name).

Academic Apparel 

This information is being requested to assist the Xavier Bookstore in the ordering of your academic apparel for the commencement ceremony.  The Xavier Bookstore will charge for the apparel at the time of pick up.  For more information, please go to

Choose one of the selections.

Please choose one of the selections, if it applies to you.

Graduates Only 

Please list previous degree(s), institution(s), degree(s), major(s), honors & degree date(s) below. 


  • Regardless of whether you attend the commencement ceremony, there is a mandatory graduation fee for all students who graduate. Failure to pay this fee will result in a financial hold on your diploma.
  • It is the responsibility of the student to re-apply for a degree in the event the student is deferred from graduating for any reason. The deadlines to apply for graduation appear in the Schedule of Classes.