Steps to Graduation for Undergraduate Students 

Step 1:
Review profile in My Mocs Net to ensure all information is up to date before applying: Name, Address, Major(s) and minor(s).

Step 2:
Apply for Graduation via My Mocs Net on the Academics Tab.

Step 3:
Review Graduation Status Report (GSR) from Graduation Specialist. All graduation information is sent to your UTC E-mail account. Schedule an appointment with Graduation specialist if review is needed.

Step 4:
Notify Graduation Specialist of any changes that will affect your graduation status immediately so all records can be updated. Ex: academic change, name change, or address changes.

Step 5:
Participation in the Commencement Ceremony is optional. However, if you plan to attend the Ceremony, you must purchase a cap and gown through the bookstore in order to participate.

Step 6: 
Register for the mandatory Senior Exit Exam through the UTC testing center.

Step 7:
Clear account of any holds including the Bursar, Library, or Financial Aid Exit Counseling. Important: Holds will prevent the mailing of your diploma.

Step 8:
Graduation Day- please note there will be no rehearsal. Please arrive to the Arena 45 minutes prior to scheduled graduation time.

Finally:
Your diploma will be mailed to you roughly 8 weeks after degrees are finalized.

 

Steps to Graduation for Graduate Students

Step 1:
Submit your program of study form to the Graduate School Office. 

Step 2:
Review profile in My Mocs Net to ensure all information is up to date before applying: Name, Address, Major(s) and minor(s).

Step 3:
Apply for Graduation via My Mocs Net on the Academics Tab.

Step 4: 
Submit a Graduation Audit for Degrees and Certificates form to the Graduate School: Graduation Audit for Degrees and Certificates Form. Please check the Graduate School Calendar for candidacy submission deadlines.

Step 5:
Participation in the Commencement Ceremony is optional. However, if you plan to attend the Ceremony, you must purchase a cap and gown through the bookstore in order to participate.

Step 6:
Clear account of any holds including the Bursar, Library, or Financial Aid Exit Counseling. Imporant: Holds will prevent the mailing of your diploma.

Step 7:
Graduation Day- please note there will be no rehearsal. Please arrive to the Arena 45 minutes prior to scheduled graduation time.

Finally:
Your diploma will be mailed to you roughly 8 weeks after degrees are finalized.

 

How to Apply 

Students (Undergraduate & Graduate) applying for graduation beginning with May 2016 graduation must apply online.

  • The Application for Graduation is located in MyMocsNet on the Academics Tab
    (*Please note that the first term on the application, is not the term in which you plan to graduate, but is the term in which you are filling out the application)

Applications must be submitted online by the following dates:
Spring Graduation     October 15th
Summer Awarding     March 15th
Fall Graduation           June 15th

After the deadline date, late applications may be submitted. A $50 late fee will be assessed. No late applications will be accepted after the following dates:
Spring Graduation     April 1st
Summer Awarding     July 5th
Fall Graduation          November 1st

 

What is a Graduation Status Report?

A Graduation Status Report is a PDF of your MyMocsDegree evaluated by your Graduation Specialist from the Records Office. After you have applied to graduate, your Graduation Specialist will send you your Graduation Status Report, highlighting where you stand in your degree completion progress. It is imperative you that regularly check your UTC email for communications from your Graduation Specialists. You must also communicate any issues that you may have concerning finishing your requirements for graduation with your graduation specialist. 

 

Graduation Specialists

Below is a list of the Graduation Specialists located in the Records Office along with the areas of study/students they oversee for Graduation. 

 

Sherrell Jordan 

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Middle Grades Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Exceptional Learning K-8 Interventionist
  • HHP
  • Interior Architecture
  • Social Work 
  • College of Engineering and Computer Science

Daeja Robinson

  • College of Business
  • School of Nursing
  • Integrated Studies 

Samantha Skidmore 

  • College of Arts and Sciences

Diana Fryar

  • All Colleges for current and former athletes/team managers 

Squoia Holmes 

  • All Colleges for students receiving VA benefits