Certification for Graduation

Only students who have been officially certified for graduation by the Office of the Registrar may participate in the Commencement Exercises.

Two steps toward participating in Fall 2019 Commencement: 

  1. Determine that you have been officially certified academically and financially for graduation, and
  2. Pick up your certification card/permit and other materials to participate in graduation.

Step 1: Official Notification of Certification

UNDERGRADUATES

The Office of the Registrar will certify students academically for graduation and grant them permission to participate in the Commencement Exercises. The Office of the Registrar will notify students of their certification via Morgan email only. No certifications will take place on the day of Rehearsal or the day of Commencement.

Determining Requirements for Graduation Not Met: If students are notified by the Office of the Registrar they have not been certified for graduation and believe this is an error, they should contact their graduation coordinator or academic advisor immediately to determine what requirements remain unfulfilled prior to December 13, 2019.

Students who are not certified after contacting the individuals noted above, may contact the Office of the Registrar at graduation@morgan.edu to determine whether their names have been added to the list of certified students. However, they should not wait until Rehearsal Day to do so.

GRADUATE SCHOOL

The Office of the Registrar will certify students academically for graduation and grant them permission to participate in the Commencement Exercises. The Office will notify students of their certification via Morgan State email only. No certifications will take place on the day of Rehearsal or the day of Commencement.

Determining Requirements for Graduation Not Met: 

If students are informed by the Office of the Registrar that they have not been certified for graduation and they believe that this is not accurate, they should contact their graduation coordinator or academic advisor immediately to determine what requirements remain unfulfilled, at the following location by December 12, 2019.

The School of Graduate Studies – McKeldin Center, Room 310

Step 2: Picking up Certification, Guest Admit Tickets and Other Material at Rehearsal

Once students have determined they have been certified to graduate and to participate in the Commencement Exercises, they are authorized to attend Graduation Rehearsal. View information on Guest Admit Tickets.