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Applying for Graduation

Ensure that you meet the University Standards:

  • At least a 2.0 cumulative GPA.
  • Satisfaction of the Core Requirements.
  • Satisfaction of the declared Major (and Minor if applicable).
  • Completion of at least 30 credit hours in residence at Coastal.
  • Completion of at least 120 total credit hours.

Use the EVAL in WebAdvisor to check your completion:

  • The EVAL should read Pending (Anticipated Complete) or Complete.
  • If it reads In Progress then you are not allowed to apply for graduation.
  • Contact your Academic Advisor for clarification of courses or substitutions.

Fill out an Application for Graduation:

  • Download an Application below.
  • Fill in your basic student information on both forms.
  • Fill in the degree information on the bottom of the first page:
    • Degree Name: B.A.I. (Arts) or B.S.I. (Math/Science)
    • First Major Name: Interdisciplinary Studies
    • First Minor Name: Only if you are declaring one
    • Concentration: The title you created for your program of study
  • The table on the second page should list only the courses you still need to complete from this point forward in order to graduate.
  • Print and sign both forms.

Pay your Diploma Application Fee:

  • Through WebAdvisor, click on the Diploma Application Fee option under Student Accounts. Pay the $25 or $50 and print the receipt.
  • Submit the application and receipt to the Academic Advisor for review.

Celebrate your accomplishment:

  • Continue to perform well in your remaining courses.
  • Invite loved ones and prepare for the Commencement ceremony.
  • Update your resume, cover letter, and references. Career Services is an excellent place to find resources about potential occupations and how to succeed in finding a job. Set up an appointment to see a Career Counselor at (843) 349-2341 or visit online at http://www.coastal.edu/career/


Download a PDF version of the Application for Graduation below:

 Application for Graduation


Contact Information

Matthew Wood
Academic Advisor

Office: Prince 213E
Phone: 843-349-5089
Email: mwood@coastal.edu

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