Office of the Registrar

Graduation Deadlines

Graduation Application

All UT Tyler students must formally apply for graduation. Failure to do so will result in a student not being reviewed for, or awarded, their degree.

Graduation Term Opening Date Closing Date
Spring June 1 March 1
Summer September 15 June 15
Fall January 2 October 1

Note: All graduation application closing dates will be extended to the next available business day in the event they fall on a weekend or holiday.

Diploma Name

All diplomas ordered for graduating students will be printed with the "Diploma" name listed on the student's myUTTyler account. 

  • If there is no diploma name listed, the students' "Primary" name will be printed on the diploma.
  • Any changes made after the below deadlines to the "Diploma" or "Primary" names will not be reflected on the students' printed diploma and will be the students' responsibility for any charges to have their diploma reprinted with the requested changed name.
Diploma Name Change Deadline
Spring Summer Fall
May 1 August 1 December 1

Diploma Mailing Address

Diplomas will be sent the the diploma mailing address on the students' myUTTyler account via FedEx Home Delivery mail.

  • Students are responsible for ensuring that their diploma mailing address is up to date in the their myUTTyler student account by the set deadline. 
  • Do not list a P.O. Box or Military Base Box as your diploma mailing address.
  • Any changes made after the below deadlines to the "Diploma" mailing address will not guarantee the students' diploma will be sent to that address. Please contact to ensure that your diploma address was updated correctly. 


Diploma Mailing Address Change Deadline
Spring Summer Fall
May1 August 1 December 1


External Transcripts & Incomplete Grades

All final external official transcripts must be submitted, Incomplete "I"/ In-progress "IP" grades and grade changes must be resolved by the thirty (30) calendar day deadline from the end of term date. 

Withdrawing Application

All graduation applicants wanting to withdraw from your currently applied graduation term must submit the Graduation Application Withdrawal Form to within 10 business days of the end of term. If received after the 10 business day deadline, your currently applied graduation term will be denied and you will be required to repay and reapply for a future graduation term.

For any questions, please contact

Looking for the Commencement ceremony information? Visit the Commencement page for more details.