When and where does the commencement ceremony take place?
View the commencement schedule for details on ceremony location and time.
How can I order personalized graduation announcements?
Is my program having a reception for graduating students?
Many programs and majors host receptions and special events for graduates. View the events schedule for more information.
Can I purchase a video of the event?
Yes, commencement ceremonies are professionally recorded by APU. You may purchase a personalized DVD for $19.99, plus tax and shipping, at www.bookstore.apu.edu or by calling (800) 933-1950. DVDs will begin shipping February 1, 2018.
When can I expect my diploma in the mail?
Diploma cases, including a certificate, will be awarded at the commencement ceremony. The actual diplomas are mailed three months after degrees are posted.
When will my degree post?
Degrees should post within four weeks after final grades and/or transcripts have been received.
How can I order my transcripts?
Complete the appropriate online transcript request form to receive an official transcript. Please note: Be sure to review the transcript fees and policies to allow enough time to order transcripts to meet your needs.
Are job opportunities available at APU?
Yes, many job opportunities exist at APU. For a complete list, visit APU’s Employment Opportunities page.
What opportunities and benefits exist for APU alumni?
View APU alumni benefits and connect with the Office of Alumni Engagement for ways to stay connected to APU.
For additional information related to graduation, contact your appropriate registrar:
Winter 2017 Dec. 16
Spring 2018 May 5
Winter 2018 Dec. 15