12.1.15 Graduation Fee

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Effective Date:

8-20-75

Revision Date:

6-22-18

University Policy Statement 

A graduation fee is charged to each student who makes application for graduation. The fee is non-refundable and is assessed only once for each degree. 

University Practice

Costs are incurred by the University in finalizing student preparation for graduation; assessment of program completion, evaluation of credentials, diploma production, commencement and other graduation related services. A non-refundable fee is assessed to each student applying for graduation, and is only assessed once for each degree.  

Responsibility for Implementation

The Chief Financial Officer, or his/her designee(s), has overall responsibility for implementation and administration of this policy.

Scope of Policy Coverage

The graduation fee policy applies to all graduating students. 

Authority for Creation and Revision


Minutes of the Board of Regents, August 20, 1975; para. .1552M.
Minutes of the Board of Regents, December 8, 1976; para. .1729M.
Minutes of the Board of Regents, June 16, 1982; para. .2582M.
Minutes of the Board of Regents, October 26, 1988; para. .3868M.
Minutes of the Board of Regents, January 20, 2004; para. .6222M.
Minutes of the Board of Regents, June 22, 2018


Last Review Date: June 2018


University Policy Statement 

A graduation fee is charged to each student who makes application for graduation. The fee is non-refundable and is assessed only once for each degree. 

University Practice

Costs are incurred by the University in finalizing student preparation for graduation; assessment of program completion, evaluation of credentials, diploma production, commencement and other graduation related services. A non-refundable fee is assessed to each student applying for graduation, and is only assessed once for each degree.  

Responsibility for Implementation

The Chief Financial Officer, or his/her designee(s), has overall responsibility for implementation and administration of this policy.

Scope of Policy Coverage

The graduation fee policy applies to all graduating students.