Graduation (degree conferral) occurs upon successful completion of all requirements of a degree program. To ensure that the degree conferral process goes smoothly, students are encouraged to apply for graduation at the start of their last term in their program. The graduation application is available on the myWalden portal under the Student Services tab. A degree will not be conferred until after the final term ends and the following have all been completed:
A diploma is sent to students (provided there are no financial holds on a student’s account) approximately 2-4 weeks after the degree conferral has been processed.