Graduation

Grad Spring 2017

Spring 2020 Commencement Ceremony

Friday, ​May ​​1, 20​20
1:00 p.m.
Location TBD







Important Dates and De​adlines for Fall 2019 Graduates

  • You must apply for graduation through Howdy on the My Record tab. Diploma fee applies.
  • Aug. 14 - Spring graduation applications open in Howdy
  • Sept. 27 - Last day to apply for Spring degree without a late fee
  • Dec. 4 - Absolute last day to apply for ​​Fall degree. Must apply in Student Services. No applications accepted after 5 p.m.

Apply for graduation

All students planning to graduate must apply for graduation at the Howdy Portal on the My Record tab. To be eligible for graduation, students must also

  • pay fees associated with graduation,
  • meet specified deadlines, and
  • have their pro bono requirements verified.

Learn more about applying for graduation & diploma fees

Application for Degree

All students planning to graduate at the end of the current semester may file applications for degrees online via the Howdy portal.

Diploma Fee:

A non-refundable diploma fee per degree sought is assessed the semester a student applies for graduation. This fee is payable each time a student applies for graduation. The diploma fee is increased for those who apply after the set deadline.

The diploma fee is charged to the student’s billing account; it is due at the next payment due date along with any other tuition and fees. It will not have a separate due date.

Please contact Texas A&M School of Law Student Business Services if you have any questions about the diploma fee.

Important Dates and De​adlines for Spring 2020 Graduates

  • You must apply for graduation through Howdy on the My Record tab. Diploma fee applies.
  • Jan. 8 - Spring graduation applications open in Howdy
  • Graduation Meeting -- date, time & location TBD
  • Feb. 14 - Last day to apply for Spring degree without a late fee
  • April 30 - Absolute last day to apply for ​Spring degree. Must apply in Student Services. No applications accepted after 5 p.m.
  • May ​1, ​12:30 p.m. - Graduates and participating faculty must be at graduation ceremony location no later than 12:30 p.m.
  • May ​1, 1:00 p.m. - Graduation/Hooding/Commencement Ceremony begins at 1:00 p.m.

Apply for graduation

All students planning to graduate must apply for graduation at the Howdy Portal on the My Record tab. To be eligible for graduation, students must also

  • pay fees associated with graduation,
  • meet specified deadlines, and
  • have their pro bono requirements verified.

Learn more about applying for graduation & diploma fees

Application for Degree

All students planning to graduate at the end of the current semester may file applications for degrees online via the Howdy portal.

Diploma Fee:

A non-refundable diploma fee per degree sought is assessed the semester a student applies for graduation. This fee is payable each time a student applies for graduation. The diploma fee is increased for those who apply after the set deadline.

The diploma fee is charged to the student’s billing account; it is due at the next payment due date along with any other tuition and fees. It will not have a separate due date.

Please contact Texas A&M School of Law Student Business Services if you have any questions about the diploma fee.

Questions?

  • For questions about academic requirements for graduation, please contact the Office of Student Services at 817-212-4001.
  • For questions about diploma fees, please contact Student Business Services at 817-212-4081.
  • For questions about your pro bono hours, please contact Shawna Smith-Thornton in the Office of Student Affairs at s.l.smith@law.tamu.edu.
  • For questions about graduation ceremony details, please contact Shawna Smith-Thornton in the Office of Student Affairs at s.l.smith@law.tamu.edu.

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