The semester you are completing the last course for your Wilkes degree/Certification only or Letter of Endorsement programs, you must register through the portal for "Graduation-GRD OOOB" or "Certification - CERT OOOA", regardless whether you will be attending commencement.
Students eligible for Graduation/Certification only or Letter of Endorsement programs must satisfactory complete all program requirements within six calendar years following admission into the program of study. A minimum GPA average of 3.0 is required for graduation.
A $200 graduation fee for degree programs is added to your current Wilkes invoice. Wilkes University Registrar's office will send out an email to your Wilkes email account with additional paperwork for your graduation approval clearance. Graduation registration must be received no later than 90 days prior to each semester's commencement.
If you receive a restriction error message when registering for GRD-OOOB, please contact the Graduate Education Office, 800-WILKES U, ext. 4671 external website, to check on the issue.
Graduates can participate in the next commencement ceremony held if so desired, or your diploma can be mailed.
Note: The Financial Management Office is prohibited from signing any graduation clearance form until all outstanding tuition balance is paid in full.