Calendar/Due Dates

A checklist follows to aid you in meeting deadlines. Please adhere to dates and times listed below.

November 21, 2023

Graduation Application Deadline for Spring 2024

March 29, 2024

Order regalia at the Herff Jones website (Required for commencement participation)

Order graduation announcements, class ring and accessories at the Herff Jones website

If you did not order your regalia by this date, please email the Bookstore, at 

April 8, 2024 (Subject to Change)

Deadline for all candidate names to be submitted for the Commencement Book.

Students cleared for graduation after this date will not appear in the Commencement Book. While students may not be added to the Commencement Book after this date, they can still be added to the line of march. Please see the Deadline for the Line of March below. 

Deadline to file a Change of Name Request in the Office of the Registrar.

April 19, 2024

Final Deadline to pay $75 Graduation Fee

April 29, 2024

Senior Exit Exam Registration (Testing Center, BCB Building, Room 245, East Campus or G101, West Campus, 229-500-2921)

Contact your department chairperson for clarification if exit examination required

Click on link to register for the exam (exams are not offered daily)

If you are not enrolled in face-to-face classes on ASU’s campus, the exam can be proctored.

April 15 - 22, 2024 (Cords Mailed)

April 15 - May 3, 2024 (Cords Picked up in Person)

Honor Cords issued for eligible undergraduate students only,

Ram Central
West Campus
C Building (Student Center)
Monday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.)

April 26, 2024

Deadline for the Line of March. No student will be added to the line of march after this date.

April 29 - May 2, 2024


Deadline date for receipt of Exit Examination Results (ACAT, MFT, School of Business)

Deadline date for receipt of results from Senior Exhibit or Recital

May 3, 2024

Graduation Rehearsal

10:00 a.m. at Albany Civic Center

Students are highly encouraged to attend and participate.

May 4, 2024

Albany Civic Center
100 Oglethorpe Blvd.
Albany, GA 31701

Ceremony begins promptly at 10:00 a.m.
Doors Open for guest seating at 8:30 a.m.

Student lineup begins at 8:30 a.m. Procession begins promptly at 10:00 a.m. No candidate will be allowed in the line of march after the procession has begun. Please be on time. 

Follow the posted signs to your designated college and row areas. Commencement Marshals will be available to assist you. 

May 6, 2024

Outstanding incoming transcripts for transient students and CLEP results are due

Deadline date for receipt of Exit Examination Results (Comprehensive Exam, GACE I, GACE II, Departmental Exit Examination Results, GRE-Subject)

Deadline to remove "I" and "IP" grades.