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Click below to download the application for graduation. Once completed, submit to the Student Records Office.

Graduation Application

Congrats on making it to this point!

Students must fill out an Application for Graduation with the Student Records Office. Please refer to the appropriate section of the College catalog for additional information relative to graduation.

Application for Graduation

Graduation Application Deadlines

If you want your graduation application reviewed and the results sent to you before the start of the term, you must submit your completed application to the Student Records Office no later than 4:30 PM on the established priority deadline date.

Fall
Priority Deadline
July 1
Receive a degree audit and see exactly what is needed for a degree or certificate before registering for fall semester.
Final Deadline to Apply
September 15
Spring
Priority Deadline
November 15
Receive a degree audit and see exactly what is needed for a degree or certificate before registering for spring semester.
Final Deadline to Apply
February 1
Summer
Priority Deadline
March 1
Receive a degree audit and see exactly what is needed for a degree or certificate before registering for summer semester.
Final Deadline to Apply
June 15

Graduation Checklist – Spring 2022

Exit Exam Completion

Take the Exit Exam by Thursday, April 14, 2022

Register for Exit Exam

AST Majors:

Successfully complete the Praxis and
complete the Index of Suitability.

For more information, contact:
Behavioral and Social Sciences
423.585.2633

Business Majors:

Take Business Exit Exam.

For details, contact:
Business
423.585.6972

Cap & Gown (optional)

Submit Cap & Gown Form by Wednesday, March 16, 2022.

  • Cap & Gown Order Forms are mailed to students who have applied for graduation.
  • If you plan to participate in the commencement ceremony, return the completed forms to the Student Records Office before the deadline listed in the mailing.

Cap & Gown Distribution

Distribution begins Tuesday, April 12, 2022.

  • Monday-Thursday, 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM
  • College is closed every Friday.

Commencement

Saturday, May 7, 2022


10:00 AM Health Programs

1:00 PM General


Attend Assigned In-Person Commencement Ceremony
Great Smoky Mountains Expo Center
Must pre-register by submitting Cap & Gown Order Form by March 16, 2022.

Diplomas

Spring Graduates:

Starting Tuesday, July 5, 2022.


Summer Graduates:

Starting Monday, September 12, 2022.



Pick up your diploma from Student Records on Morristown Campus.

To pick up your diploma at a different campus, please make a request by emailing graduation@ws.edu or calling 423.585.2693.