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Graduate Academic Policies


In order to graduate in a given semester, you must apply to graduate one week prior to UH deadline which is published on the UH Academic Calendar.

Departmental Graduate Admissions Assistant Locations
Aerospace Engineering N207-D
Biomedical Engineering SERC 2018
Chemical Engineering S222-D
Civil and Environmental Engineering N107-D
Electrical and Computer Engineering N308-D
Industrial Engineering E206-D3
Materials Engineering SERC E1011
Mechanical Engineering N207-D
Petroleum Engineering S222-D

Before your application for graduation is reviewed, you must have a graduate degree plan approved (in writing) by your departmental Graduate Advisor. The approved graduate degree plan must be filed with the Graduate Admission Assistant in your department.

A computer-generated graduation application will be sent to the college analyst 2 to 4 weeks after the application for graduation deadline. The college analyst reviews the application and returns copies to you and the Graduation Office within 8 to 10 weeks.

You can normally expect to receive a diploma in the mail about 8 to 10 weeks after the end of the semester in which your degree requirements are completed. You must provide a current address for mailing the diploma.

After you first apply for graduation, you must be continuously enrolled if you do not graduate in the semester for which you applied. Your application for graduation must be continually updated in subsequent semesters if you do not graduate in the semester for which you first applied.

Applicants approved for graduation should request a transcript 8 to 10 weeks after the semester ends to be certain that the degree has been posted.

Last updated: Summer 2012