You've tracked your progress in your UAOnline DegreeWorks, and nearly completed all the requirements for your degree. You're ready to apply to graduate. You can apply now for graduation and don't need to wait until your last class is done.
For issues with courses or degree programs not showing in DegreeWorks as expected,
see Degree Progress.
Looking for information about the commencement ceremony?
Apply to Graduate
To be eligible for graduation at the end of a given semester, a student must be formally admitted to the degree or certificate program and submit an application for graduation through UAOnline.
- Apply to graduate through your UAOnline account.
- Graduation application deadlines are in Registration Dates and Deadlines calendars.
- Catalog policy on Graduation governs this process.
- Students with a directory hold on their account will be removed from the commencement ceremony program prior to printing and will not be included in any other commencement-related publications.
- Step-by-Step Directions to Apply to Graduate
- Login to UAOnline.
- Click on "Students Services & Account Information."
- Click on "Student Records."
- Select "Apply to Graduate."
- Select the degree program from which you wish to graduate and click "Continue."
- Select the semester in which you intend to graduate from the drop down menu and click "Continue."
- Click "Submit Request."
You may view the status of existing applications for graduation in UAOnline. From the Student Services & Account Information tab, choose Student Records, Apply to Graduate and View Application to Graduate.
See the university catalog for information and policies related to your application for graduation.
Graduate with Honors
To be eligible to graduate with honors, associate and baccalaureate degree-seeking students must earn a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.50 or higher in all college work attempted at or transferred to UAA/MSC.
|Cum Laude||3.50 to 3.79|
|Magna Cum Laude||3.80 to 3.99|
|Summa Cum Laude||4.00|
Read more about graduating with honors in the UAA Catalog.
Please note: The GPA on your transcript and in DegreeWorks is not your final GPA for honors.
Diplomas are eligible for pick up or can be mailed by request at this time. We will
contact you via your phone number on file to let you know when your diploma is printed
and ready for pick up. Please make sure to update your phone number and address in
your uaonline account.
Students must satisfy all unpaid student account balances before their diploma will be released.
The name on your diploma will be the official name on file with the University at the time of printing. Diplomas are printed with first name, middle initial, last name. UAA will print full middle and maiden names upon request. Requests to print alternate versions of first names will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
At the end of one year, any unclaimed/returned diplomas will be shredded. If you believe that your diploma has been shredded, please contact email@example.com for further instruction.
Graduates wishing to order a replacement diploma for a change of name must submit a Change of Personal Information along with documentation.
A Change Form is typically processed within seven business days. An Application for
Replacement Diploma will be processed within five business days or after the Change
Form has been processed, if applicable.
All replacement diplomas will be printed with current University President, Chancellor, and Chair of the Board of Regents signatures and will have the words, "Replacement Diploma issued (date)" printed under the university seal.
If you have any questions, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Student Services at 907-745-9746,
Monday through Friday 8:00 am - 5:00pm