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Graduates of Online Campus

March, May, July Degree Date

Jumping graduate All students who anticipate a degree completion date of March, May or July 2016 must file a Declaration of Candidacy for Degree form through Cougartrack. There is also a graduation fee of $75 for an undergraduate degree and $120 for a graduate degree; this fee is payable at the time of filing and is not related to ceremony participation.

Please note, in order to graduate with a March, May or July degree date, you must submit your declaration of candidacy by the following deadline:

For March 2016: February 26th, 2016
For May 2016: May 6th, 2016
For July 2016: July 15th, 2016

After the Declaration has been processed by the Office of the Registrar, students will receive a graduation audit confirming remaining degree requirements needed by the degree date indicated. The graduation audit does not confirm ceremony participation.

Ceremony Participation

Columbia, MO Ceremony

To participate in the Columbia, MO main campus commencement ceremony on May 07, 2016 students must:

  • File a Declaration of Candidacy for Degree form on Cougartrack.
  • Complete an Application for Commencement Ceremony available through Cougartrack.
    (Caps and gowns are ordered by Columbia College using information provided on the Application for Commencement Ceremony.)

The deadline to sign up is March 11, 2016.

Nationwide Campus ceremonies

To participate in a ceremony at one of our Nationwide Campuses across the country students must:

  • File a Declaration of Candidacy for Degree form on Cougartrack.
  • Complete an Application for Commencement Ceremony available through Cougartrack.
    Students must indicate at which campus they want to participate.
    (Caps and gowns are ordered by Columbia College using information provided on the Application for Commencement Ceremony.)

For information on ceremony dates and times at our campuses across the country, please contact the campus directly or view the online commencement schedule.

Announcements

Announcements can be ordered from the following website:
http://www.herffjones.com/college/graduation/.

Students participating in the Columbia, MO commencement should contact the Online Campus with questions at (800) 231-2391, ext. 7246. Students participating at a Nationwide Campus should contact the campus where the ceremony is being hosted with questions.