Project Description

Early Commencement: Name in Printed Program or Participation Only

Early Commencement Request Form

Students Who Need This Form

Graduate Students who would like their name in the printed program or who would  like to participate only in commencement.

Doctoral and Master’s Plan A/B students who are defending after March 20, 2020 (Printed Program Deadline) or after April 29, 2020 (Participation Only deadline).

  • Doctoral and Master’s Plan A/B students who successfully defend (Record of Examination turned into Graduate Office) by March 20, 2020, will have their names in the printed program. They do not need to file the Name in Printed Program form.
  • Doctoral and Master’s Plan A/B students who successfully defend (Record of Examination turned into Graduate Office) by April 29, 2020, are eligible to participate only and do not need to file the Participation Only form.

Master’s Plan C/Professional students who are anticipating on earning their degree in Fall 2020 or Spring 2021.

  • Master’s Plan C/Professional students who anticipate on earning their degree in Spring 2020 or Summer 2020 must have their Graduate Program Coordinator (GPC) submit their names to the Graduate Office by February 18, 2020, to have their name in the printed program. They do not need to file the Name in the Printed Program form.
  • Master’s Plan C/Professional students who anticipate on earning their degree in Spring 2020 or Summer 2020 must have their Graduate Program Coordinator (GPC) submit their names to the Graduate Office by April 29, 2020, to be eligible to participate only. They do not need to file the Participation Only form.

Due Date

Submit this form after you discuss with your department your desire to have your name in the printed program or to participate only in commencement.

  • Name in Printed Program – March 20, 2020
  • Participation Only – April 29, 2020

Approvals Required

  • Major Professor/Advisor
  • Department Head

Description

Doctoral and Master’s (Plan A/B) students may use one of these forms to request permission to have their name in the printed program or participate only if they are defending after March 20, 2020 (printed program deadline), or after April 29, 2020 (participation only deadline).

Master’s (Plan C/Professional) students may use one of these forms to request permission to have their name in the printed program or to participate only if they are completing their degree in Fall 2020 or Spring 2021.

Name in the Printed Program and Participation Only are most commonly used if a student will not be able to return to Logan, Utah, to participate in commencement the following spring.