Graduation is on the horizon. You’re finishing your academic program requirements. You’ve told all your friends. Now it’s time to make it official by taking these important steps. Once you’ve completed these, you’ll be ready for the congratulations and confetti.
You’re eligible for graduation, and allowed to participate in commencement activities if:
You have declared your intent to graduate by the appropriate deadline (see below).
You have completed all degree requirements.
You have met all financial obligations to Lesley University.
- Check your unofficial transcript on LOIS.
- Review transcript with your academic advisor.
- File your declaration of intent to graduate on LOIS.
- See “Check My Holds” on LOIS to make sure your bills are paid.
May graduation candidates: expect to do accelerated coursework during the final semester. All grades, including outstanding incompletes, are due two weeks before graduation.
Transfer credit, life-experience portfolio credit, and course-waiver procedures are due before the beginning of the final semester before your anticipated graduation.
Lesley offers four conferral periods per academic year:
|Graduation Date||Declaration of Intent Filing Deadline||Completion Deadline|
|May 16, 2020||April 1, 2020||May 11, 2020 (12 PM)|
|August 25, 2020||July 1, 2020||August 7, 2020|
|November 25, 2020||October 1, 2020||November 6, 2020|
|February 25, 2021||January 2, 2021||February 5, 2021|