11/5/2018 Degree Applications Open – Application for graduation open to eligible students for degrees to be awarded in May.
1/23/2019 Online Application Deadline for Undergraduate students for degrees to be awarded in May.
2/15/2019 Online Application Deadline for Graduate and Professional students for degrees to be awarded in May.
3/22/2019 Commencement Program Name Changes – Deadline for all names and/or name changes to appear in the May Commencement Program.
5/12/2019 Spring 2019 Commencement and Degree Award Date
5/12/2019 Diploma Name Changes – Deadline for all name and/or name changes to reflect on May diplomas. ***
6/7/2019 Diploma Address – Deadline for all May degree recipients to update the home address listed in ConnectCarolina and/or make special handling arrangements (FedEx, pick-up, etc.) for diploma mailing.
Early August Mailing begins for all May diplomas.
03/18/2019 August Applications Open – Applications for graduation open to eligible students for degrees to be awarded in August.
07/25/2019 Online Application Deadline for all students for degrees to be awarded in August.
08/06/2019 Diploma Name Changes – Deadline for all name and/or name changes to reflect on August diplomas. ***
08/06/2019 August 2019 Degree Award Date
08/23/2019 Diploma Address – Deadline for all August degree recipients to update the home address listed in ConnectCarolina and/or make special handling arrangements (FedEx, pick-up, etc.) for diploma mailing.
09/16/2019 Mailing begins for all August diplomas.

Note: August degree candidates are invited to participate in the May or December Commencement ceremony. However, only May degree candidate names are included in the May Commencement Program; the names of August graduates are included in the December Commencement Program.

04/02/2019 December Applications Open – Applications for graduation open to eligible students for degrees to be awarded in December.
09/03/2019 Online Application Deadline for undergraduate students for degrees to be awarded in December.
10/01/2019 Online Application Deadline for Graduate and Professional students for degrees to be awarded in December.
10/18/2019 Commencement Program Name Changes – Deadline for all name and/or name changes to reflect in the December Commencement Program.
12/15/2019 December 2019 Degree Award Date
12/15/2019 Diploma Name Changes – Deadline for all name and/or name changes to reflect on December diplomas. ***
12/15/2019 Diploma Address – Deadline for December graduates to update the home address listed in ConnectCarolina and/or make special handling arrangements (FedEx, pick-up, etc.) for diploma mailing.
Mid-February Mailing begins for all December diplomas.

Note: December degree candidates are invited to participate in the May or December Commencement ceremony. However, the names of December degree candidates are included in the December Commencement Program; only May degree candidate names are included in the May Commencement Program.

***   If the stated deadline has passed, once your degree has been awarded and your name change has been processed you may order a replacement copy with your updated name by completing and submitting a Replacement Diploma order form.