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Current Graduation information can be found on the Registrar’s Office Application for Graduation

Meeting graduation requirements and formally applying for graduation is each student's responsibility.

Beginning with Spring 2022 graduates, candidates for graduation must Apply to Graduate via myUSI: click on the 'Student' tab, then click on 'Student Records', and then 'Apply to Graduate'


If degree requirements will be completed in a spring or summer term, submit forms by October 1 of the preceding fall term.

If degree requirements will be completed in the fall term, submit forms by March 1 of the preceding spring term.

Timely submission of the Formal Application for Graduation and Diploma Form help ensure that degree candidates are included in commencement mailings and the commencement program, will be considered for commencement honors, and will have a diploma ordered.

The names of graduates submitting formal applications after the deadline may not appear in printed program.

Degree Completion and Licensure Fees

The following information is provided to assist you in planning for costs associated with the nursing program. The costs are approximate and are in addition to tuition and fees. Costs are subject to change.

  • License Application $ 400
  • Graduation Costs $ 25-50
  • NCLEX Review $ 350

Dress Requirements for Recognition Ceremonies

Business attire suitable for the role of the professional nurse.