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Graduation Application

Apply for graduation through Banner Self Service.

Apply to Graduate with the Online Graduation Application


Class of 2024: Find out when your online graduation application is available!

When the online graduation application opens for your school/program:

Go to myW&M and click the Banner button

  • Login to Banner Self Service
  • Select Student
  • Select Student Records
  • Select Apply to Graduate
  1. Select the most current term, on the "Term Selection" page.
  2. Select the radio button next to your primary degree. Press Continue.
  3. Select your graduation date from the drop-down box. Press Continue.
  4. Select your hometown information for printing in the Commencement Book by choosing "New" in the drop-down box. Hometown information - Street Lines 2 & 3 are NOT required. Press Continue. 
  5. Follow the instructions for entering your city and state (or nation) for printing in the Commencement Book. Press Continue. 
  6. View the summary to be sure all the information is correct, then hit Submit Request.

A one-time, non-refundable Graduation Fee will be charged to your student account. To view an itemized list of fees, visit the Tuition & Fees webpage.

Please note, if you have a hold on your record, you will not be able to use the online application until the hold is removed.

"No Curricula" Error

If you are trying to use the online application and receive a "No Curricula..." error, that means Banner has an expected graduation term as something other than 2024.

  • Undergraduates should contact Wendy Urbano, the Graduation Coordinator, at (757) 221-2807 or [[w|degreeaudit]]; she will make the adjustment so that you can file online.
  • Graduate Students who receive a "No Curricula" error should contact the Graduate Registrar for their program for assistance. 
    • Graduate Arts & Sciences: [[w|apgrad]]
    • Graduate School of Business: [[m|acad.admin,Academic Administration]]
    • Graduate School of Education: [[w|trgainer,Tammy Gainer]], (757) 221-2316
    • Graduate School of Marine Science (VIMS): [[v|hay,Jennifer Hay]], (804) 684-7106
    • William & Mary Law School: [[w|dmshelton,Donna Shelton]], (757) 221-7485

Once you hit submit, if you need to make any changes to this graduation application, please [[w|degreeaudit, contact Wendy Urbano - Graduation Coordinator]].

Missed the Deadline?

Failure to apply to graduate before the deadline may impact: the number of commencement tickets available to you, inclusion of your name in the commencement book, and the awarding of your degree. Please apply by the deadline. If you miss the deadline, undergraduate students must [[w|degreeaudit, contact Wendy Urbano - Graduation Coordinator]], to discuss options for filing late.

Graduate students in Arts & Science, Business, Education, Law, and Marine Science should contact their Graduate Registrar’s office for information on filing late.

Planning to Graduate in 2025 or beyond?

Return to this site one calendar year ahead of your graduation year and complete the online process then.