You've applied for graduation. Now what?

Female student at graduation

Here are the finishing touches.

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 that you 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. 

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Current Address and Telephone Number

Make sure your account has current and accurate contact information in the event that we must contact you prior to Commencement.  

To update any other addresses or telephone numbers, go to your MyMocsNet Account> Services Tab.

Your graduation specialist will make every attempt to contact you if you have not met the requirements for graduation after grades have been posted.

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Senior Exit Exam

All students are required to complete the Senior Exit Exam.

Students will not receive their diploma until the exam has been completed.

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Confidential Flag Information

If you previously submitted a request to the Records Office requesting that your directory information NOT be released, your name will NOT appear in the Commencement Program.

To have the confidentiality flag removed, you must submit a request in writing to the Records Office.

The request must be submitted prior to the printing of the Commencement program, usually five weeks before Commencement.

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University Honors- Undergraduate Students

Honors designations at UTC are based upon a student's entire academic career and are not finalized until grades for the final semester are posted to the student's record.

Grades are not finalized until after the Commencement ceremony. 

To be eligible for Latin honors at UTC, students must have a minimum of 60 earned hours at UTC.

  • Cum Laude: granted when the student's cumulative UTC GPA at the end of the final semester is at least 3.5.
  • Magna Cum Laude: granted when the student's cumulative UTC GPA at the end of the final semester is at least 3.7.
  • Summa Cum Laude: granted when the student's cumulative UTC GPA at the end of the final semester is at least 3.9.

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Name Pronunciation Practice

Closer to the commencement ceremony, you will be notified by email when you can meet with commencement officials to verify the pronunciation of your name.

If you have any concerns about the accurate pronunciation of your name, it is important that you stop by the Records Office during that time.

If you aren't able to attend at this time, you'll be given other instructions in the announcement email.

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Other Questions

For other questions, review our Frequently Asked Questions page.

If you are not able to attend at the scheduled time, contact

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