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Graduation Applications

Please turn your completed forms and attachments into the Registrar’s office by the applicable date below.   Students not turning in applications by the due date will have a registration hold placed on their account.  If you need to change your anticipated graduation date, please fill out the Change in Anticipated Completion Date Form form and return it to the registrar’s office.

  • Applications for students planning to graduate in October or December 2022 were  due December 19, 2021.
  • Applications for students planning to graduate in April, May or August 2023 were due March 31, 2022.
  • Applications for students planning to graduate in October or December 2023 are due December 23, 2022.

Instructions for Printing Your Degree Audit
(Degree Audit is required to be attached to the Graduation Application)

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Music Graduation Application

Master of Arts Graduation Application

Master of Music Graduation Application

Certificate Completion Application

Licensure & Endorsement Completion Application

Graduation Information


Completion Dates for Graduation
Simpson College has seven completion dates in the academic year.  A completion date is the date used to record a student’s completion of all degree requirements.

Simpson College has two commencement ceremonies-one after the fall term and one after the spring term.  Qualified students may select which commencement ceremony to participate in, but cannot participate in both.

Change in Anticipated Completion Date for Graduation
Use this form to change your anticipated completion/graduation date.

Completion Dates

Completion Term Date Used Actual Calendar Dates for 2022-2023
Term 1 Completions Last possible date of any Term 1 class.

October  23, 2022

Term 2 & Fall Completions Last date of fall term. December 18, 2022
Term 3 Completions Last possible date of any term 3 class. March 5, 2023
Term 4 and Spring Completion  Last possible date of any spring or Term 4 class, whichever is later April 30, 2023
May Term Completion Last date of May term. May 19, 2023
Summer 1 Completions Last possible date of any summer session 1 class. July 17, 2022
Summer 2 & Summer Cross Completions Last possible date of the summer cross session or summer session 2, whichever ends last. August 21, 2022