Graduate Checklist for Graduation

Be Ready!

Graduation Checklist(.pdf)

  1. Make sure you meet your degree requirements! Consult your Advisor and monitor your progress on your DegreeWorks audit. Contact your Academic Department for any needed updates.
  2. Be sure to review your Contact and Privacy Information in your and make any necessary changes. *Your name CANNOT be printed in the Commencement program if you have a Privacy Restriction enabled on your account.
  3. Make sure you have an active graduation application for your intended term of graduation. Make sure your name and mailing address are correct for accurate processing of your diploma.
  4. Students with any federal loans are required by law to complete exit counseling at
  5. Order your regalia! Contact the UWF Bookstore at (850) 474-3092 or go to for more information. 
  6. RSVP for Commencement. You MUST RSVP to participate in the ceremony.
  7. Review the Virtual Commencement Rehearsal for all of your graduation needs.
  8. Contact Alumni Relations to find out more about the benefits of being a member.
  9. Familiarize yourself with Commencement parking, line-up and plans for the ceremony.
  10. Apply to Graduate School!