Hunter the Hillcat with banner: Ready...Set...Go!Students, be sure that you are ready to graduate!

  • You must complete all requirements for your degree
    • Bachelor’s degree = 120 credit hours
    • Associate degree  = 60 credit hours
  • Earn a combined retention/graduation GPA of at least 2.0 in all coursework
  • No grade lower than “C” will be accepted for major or minor or in courses transferred from an out-of-state institution

2018 Graduation Checklist


Red Checkmark Submit Application for Graduation
Spring graduates submit by November 1. Summer graduates by March 1. Fall graduates by June 1.
Red Checkmark Complete Degree Completion Plan Worksheet
Meet with your advisor. Pay fee in the Bursar’s office.
  Complete the Financial Aid Exit Counseling
Only if you received any loans.
  Attend Commencement Countdown
This is a come-and-go event to take care of graduation needs. Ticket pick-up will begin during Commencement Countdown.
  Confirm Graduation and Financial Aid Status
Confirm with the Registrar’s office that you are certified to graduate. (Bring Student ID). Confirm there are no holds on your account, 918-343-7552.
  Ticket pick-up begins during Commencement Countdown
Following the event, tickets will be available in person Mon-Fri, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm in Meyer Hall.
  Request time off work to attend Commencement events


  Purchase Commencement Regalia
Visit the RSU Bookstore for details. Purchase regalia early to ensure best fit.Master’s candidates should reserve regalia by April 13, 2018.
  Order your Commencement announcements and thank you notes
Visit Herff Jones. Act quickly as orders take several weeks to process.
  Have professional photo taken for announcements
Available during Commencement Countdown event. Visit Candid Color Photography for details.
  Attend Commencement
Be in line inside the Expo 40 minutes before the start of your ceremony.


  Respond to the 2018 RSU Graduate Survey
RSU graduates are encourages to provide feedback to the university through its annual graduate survey, which helps the university evaluate the effectiveness of its programs and services.
Take the survey now: Bachelor’s and Associate | Master’s
  References for your resume
Obtain permission from professors and employers to use as references.
  Polish your resume and hone your interview skills
Visit with Career Services.
  Attend a Career or Graduate School Fair
The RSU Career Internship & Graduate School Fair at RSU on March 14, 2018. The Tulsa Collegiate Job Fair at the University of Tulsa on March 28, 2018.
  Apply for jobs online
  Remain in touch with your Alumni Association