Degree Application to the Registrar no later than:
June 21, 2013 for August 2013 graduation, or
September 20, 2013 for December 2013 graduation
Track the progress of your Degree Application and
diploma name and address on SIS. On the Student
Menu, there are menu items under Graduation Information. Be
sure your diploma information is correct, and track your
clearance status as the Registrar and your department review
your records for graduation.
Verify that you are registered for the
semester in which you intend to graduate. Check your
registration using the Student Information System
Clear up any holds. Your diploma will
not be issued unless you have cleared all financial
obligations. You can also check your account balance on the
Complete an Exit Interview if you have
taken out any Rensselaer Institutional or Federal Perkins
loans. You will receive an e-mail from the Student Loan
office with all the instructions and details you need.
Submit your cross registration grade on
time. If you are taking a course in your final term through
the Hudson Mohawk Consortia, you must submit your final grade
to the Registrar by our graduation date. Keep in mind that
official transcripts from other colleges will probably not be
available by that date, so contact their Registrar and
request a letter with your final grade on official college
letterhead; it must be embossed with their school seal and
sent to Rensselaer's Registrar's office in Academy Hall in a
signed, sealed envelope PRIOR TO our
Update your local address in the Student Information System
(SIS) so we can contact you if necessary!
Submit your transfer credit grade and
Transfer Credit Approval Form to the Registrar. If you
are transferring course work from another college in your
final term, be sure that you have submitted this form and
your official transcript to the Registrar's office
BEFORE Rensselaer's graduation date.
Click here to view the list and location of designated Departmental
Transfer Credit Evaluators
Verify that you have met all Institute
and departmental degree requirements. Please refer to the Rensselaer
Catalog for complete requirements, details, and
deadlines. Undergraduate students should review their CAPP
report on the Student Information System
(SIS) carefully. Meet with your Departmental
Degree Clearance Officer if you have any questions.
Resolve any "I" (incomplete) grades.
Your instructor must submit a final grade to the Registrar
prior to our graduation date. Be sure to check the Student Information System
(SIS) to see if you have any unresolved "I" grades.
Submit your Minor
Approval Form to the Registrar early in the semester in
which you intend to graduate.
Soon after the application deadline date has passed, your
records will be sent to your Departmental Degree Clearance
Officer for review; they will note any deficiencies in your
degree requirements and notify you. If you have any questions,
contact your graduation liaison in the Registrar's office.