___Review Registration and Records and Graduate School requirements for graduation/degree conferral. Please note: graduation/degree conferral is not the same thing as commencement.

___Undergraduates: Login to AccessStout to run an Advisement Report. The Advisement report will let you know what degree requirements are completed or still incomplete.

___Meet with your Academic Advisor or Program Director on or before Advisement Day if you have questions about completing all program and degree requirements in time to participate in the Commencement Ceremonies. Completion of requirements includes thesis, co-ops, internships, student teaching, etc. within Fall or WinTerm for Winter Commencement, or, Spring or Summer Term for Spring Commencement.

___Apply for graduation by the deadline posted each term to be sure your name is included in the printed program. You may still apply after the deadline and participate in the ceremony but your name will not be included in the printed program. Application instructions

___Beginning Fall 2015, a one time, non-refundable $100 Graduation Fee will be applied to all Undergraduate student accounts at 90 credits and Graduate student accounts at matriculation. This fee will cover various costs including but not limited to: commencement ceremonies, Commencement Coordinator, Degree Audit Coordinator, commencement program, commencement reception, diploma paper, diploma covers, diploma printing, ticket printing, the Graduation Fair, and honors cordons. More information regarding this fee will be available in the coming weeks, please check back. Please see the Frequently Asked Questions page for more information regarding this fee.

___Update your contact information within AccessStout. This ensures you receive your diploma and other pertinent information in a timely manner.

___Pay any outstanding financial obligations including but not limited to tuition, fines, tickets, fees, etc. You will not officially have your degree conferred until all financial obligations to the university have been reconciled.

___Read and fill out information pertaining to your laptop.

___Contact Career Services for help finding professional positions, resume writing and other career-related assistance.

___Fill out the employment and continuing education survey, if you have accepted a position or have been accepted to Grad School.

___Visit Stoutfitters to purchase graduation academic regalia or order online here.

___Pick up your Commencement tickets (Graduate and Undergraduate) and honor cords (Undergraduates only), beginning at the Grad Fair held each Fall and Spring term in the Memorial Student Center. If you are unable to attend the Grad Fair, tickets may be picked up at the MSC, Service Center or requested to be mailed via e-mail to commencement@uwstout.edu for off-campus students. Check the Frequently Asked Questions for what information to send.

___Don't forget to keep the UW-Stout Alumni Association up to date with your current e-mail and postal address. We like to keep our alumni informed and can't do this without your help. you can update your information at any time at www.uwstout.edu/alumni - click on "Update Your Record." We do not use your e-mail for anything other than campus news, job openings in your field and news of events in your area.

Commencement Quick Links

Ceremony Tickets

Tickets can be picked up at MSC, Service Center, Bring your Student ID!

Service Center Hours

Mon - Thurs 7:30am - 10pm


Friday 7:30am - 7pm


Saturday 10:00am - 3pm


Sunday 12:00pm - 10pm

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