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Graduation Checklist



  • Complete the Electronic Graduation Application in Banner Self- Service. (Here are instructions to complete application)
  • Be sure your name is correct on your graduation application. Name entered on the application = name printed your diploma
  • Complete the Graduation Application by October 15, 2020for December graduation
  • Complete the Graduate Application by March 15, 2021 for May graduation
  • Check Banner Self-Service for holds on your record. Holds on your records = no diploma or transcript
  • Check Banner Self-Service to be sure that ALL grades have been posted. Missing grades will result in a hold on your account
  • If you borrowed a Federal Direct Stafford or Graduate PLUS loan, you are required to complete Federal Exit Loan Counseling. To complete this requirement, you can schedule an appointment with one of our Financial Literacy Coordinators by emailing or visit and login to your account and then follow the steps listed to complete the exit loan counseling session. Once you complete the online counseling session the financial aid office will receive the results in 7-10 days and will mark this requirement complete.
  • To order regalia, contact the student affairs office in your college for information, process, and deadlines.
  • For more information regarding graduation, please call the One Stop Shop, 910 Madison Avenue, 1st Floor. You can also call 901.448.7703, 901.448.2839 or 901.448.1598.

Last Published: Oct 20, 2020