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Graduation Process and Expectations
Process and Expectations
Follow these steps:
- VERIFY YOUR RECORD. Students must confirm that all of their majors, minors, specializations, and/or certificates are officially declared. Applications that note majors, minors, areas of concentration and/or certificates as officially declared that are not declared will be denied.
- Tip: Visit the Self Service/Student Center or run the Academic Advisement Report in the student information system (access in my.pitt.edu) to see a list of your declared majors, minors, specializations, and/or certificates.
- TALK TO YOUR DEPARTMENT/ADVISOR. Your department (graduate students) or academic advisor (undergraduate students) will review your application and academic record for potential graduation roadblocks.
- Note: Students are welcome, but not required, to schedule an appointment with their academic advisor before submitting their application for graduation.
- COMPLETE THE EXIT SURVEY. The Office of the Provost asks that all graduating seniors and graduate students complete the following exit surveys to gain a fuller understanding of the student experience so campus administrators can provide the best programs and services possible to students:
Transcripts and Diplomas
Transcripts and diplomas are updated, ordered, and mailed through the University Registrar’s Office. Details regarding the official date of the degree awarded, when official transcripts will be available, and when diplomas will be mailed are available within the University Registrar’s graduation resources.
Graduation Calendar - provides a snapshot of the important dates mentioned above.
Graduation/Diplomas – provides contacts and details regarding graduation, diplomas, and requesting transcripts.