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Applying for College Graduation


The following steps will assist you prior to submitting your Application for Graduation.


1. Please refer to Important Dates For Graduation to apply by the deadline of each term. 

2. View "My Academic Requirements"

  • Log in to MyDaytonaState
  • Select My Academics
  • Select Planning & Progress
  • View My Academic Requirements. If no Academic Requirements is set up, please contact Records.
  • If all requirements are met, each section on Academic Requirements will show SATISFIED.
  • In-progress courses will not show satisfied until passing grades are in.

Please meet with an Academic Advisor prior to submitting your graduation application if you have any questions.

 3. Apply For College Graduation-

  • Log in to MyDaytonaState
  • Select My Academics
  • Select Graduation
  • Click on Apply For Graduation
  • Click on the Academic Program hyperlink for which you wish to apply for graduation
  • Select the graduation term for which you are applying 
  • Submit Application and pay the fee with the Office of Student Accounts
  • Student will receive FalconMail email with approval notes from Department Chair
  • Once approved, application will remain in progress until degree is conferred at the end of the term
  • Diplomas are mailed to graduates 3-4 weeks after the end of the term, see academic calendar for date
  • Graduation fee is non-refundable.
  • FL Board 6A-10.040 exempts students who pass the state
    licensure from having to meet the TABE exit scores.
  • Programs that fall under exit requirement exceptions for State licensure, graduation will be approved at the end of the term that the student submits a copy of their State licensure.


 4. Fees For Graduation

*If you are having a financial hardship in paying the graduation fee or purchasing the cap and gown for the commencement ceremony, please download and print the application:
APPLY FOR CAP AND GOWN RENTAL (rentals are processed in the spring term before the ceremony in May)
  • Certificate $10, additional are free
  • Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, and Associate of Applied Science- $20, additional are free
  • Baccalaureate- $20, additional are free

Students who do not meet graduation requirements must reapply. No additional fee is required when reapplying for same degree.


College Alumni and Adult High School Request of Duplicate Diploma*

  • Print and mail duplicate diploma request form to Records, Bldg 100/Room 208
  • There is a $10 fee per duplicate diploma request. Please allow 3 business days for your request to be processed.

*The name on the original diploma will print on the duplicate diploma. A request for a name change on a duplicate diploma will not be processed.


Requesting a GED® Duplicate Diploma

  • Please order through the Florida Department of Education 
  • Please note: Students who do not have access to the internet can call (888) 906-4031 Monday through Friday from 8AM - 5PM MST to receive phone support to order duplicate transcripts and GED® diplomas. GED® Credentialing does charge a $15.00 fee for each diploma and/or transcript.


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Last updated: 2016-10-19T18:26:06.076Z