How Do I Apply To Graduate?

In order to graduate, you must first apply. To apply for graduation you must complete the Emory College Arts and Science Online Application. The Application consists of five components:

  • The confirmation page verifying that you have applied to graduate in OPUS
  • The Course Completion Review
  • The Student Activities Questionnaire
  • The Academic Advising Report
  • The Senior Exit Survey Confirmation Page.

The link to apply for graduation online will be emailed to your Emory Account based on your expected graduation term. More detailed instructions on how to complete each component and submit your application are included in the PDF.

The deadlines for degree applications is term specific and can be found by visiting the website for the Office of the Registrar. If your application is received after the degree application deadline for the term in which you wish to graduate, you will incur a late fee of $25. 


What Happens Next?

Degree Certification

After you have submitted your online application to the Office for Undergraduate Education, your application will be reviewed by Aileen Taylor, Assistant Director of Advising, to confirm that everything is in order. Providing you have met all of the stated graduation requirements you'll be on your way to Commencement. If there are any issues or questions, we will be in touch with you.

If you have any questions or concerns about the degree application process, please contact Aileen Taylor at or by calling (404) 727-6755.