12 Clicks to Graduation

Online (Senior Outline) Application Submission

Before submitting your application to graduate, please be sure you have completed the following steps:

  • Meet with your academic adviser to discuss your degree completion plan.
  • Register for all classes needed to complete your degree requirements.  Courses that you cannot register for (i.e. internships, specialized study, summer classes not scheduled, transfer courses, etc.) should be noted in step 9 of the online application process as courses to be added when available/approved.
  • Verify you have a minimum of 192 credits (200 credits for engineering majors).
  • Verify you have a minimum of 60 upper division credits.
  • Submit application three quarters in advance.
  • Students planning to graduate at the end of fall term should submit their application early in the spring quarter prior to their anticipated graduation date.

12 Click Process:

  1. Login to myWWU
  2. Select “PeopleSoft Student Center Classic” under Student Apps
  3. Select "My Academics” on the left side of the screen
  4. Click the “Apply for Graduation” option
    Verify degree, major, and minor
  5. Click “Apply for Graduation” if the information is correct.
    If not correct, contact Academic Advisement for assistance.
  6. Select the term you plan to graduate from the drop-down options.  Be sure to enter the term you will complete your requirements, not the term you intend to march.
  7. Click “continue”
  8. Click the check box to acknowledge “I understand my name will be included on the graduation program.”
    Edit the name fields if you would like your name to appear differently on your diploma and the graduation program.  If you enter an initial in place of your middle name, please put a period behind it.
  9. Click “continue”
    Review classes listed for the most current 3-4 terms of enrollment prior to graduation.

    Noteadjustments that are not included in the registration list (i.e. I’m approved to take a 4 credit MATH 266 through BYU winter quarter 2022; I’m planning to do my internship spring quarter 2022; I’m planning to take a 3-credit upper division religion class summer 2022; etc.

    Planning to take a course from another college?   If you have not already done so, complete the Transfer Course Approval Request at this link:  wwuform.formstack.com/forms/transfer_approval_request
  10. Click “continue”
  11. Click the box at the end of the Graduation Contract indicating you have read and agree with the terms presented.
  12. Click “continue”

You have successfully applied to graduate.
Your request will be available for review by your department chair/dean in approximately 24 hours. Once approved by your chair/dean for each major and/or minor listed, your request will be forwarded to Academic Records for the final signoff.  Due to the large number of requests being processed, please allow 8–10 weeks for a response. All communication relating to this request will be sent through your WWU email including your final approval notification. Please watch your myWWU checklist for items you will need to complete to be eligible to march in commencement and receive your degree.

Want to know where your request is in the process?
Go to
Self Service>My Academics> Apply to Graduate
Click “View Graduation Status”