Graduation Information

Graduating Students

Congratulations! As you enter your final semester at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, there are several important dates and details about graduation you will want to know. For more information please review the following: 

Commencement Important Dates (Dates are subject to change)

Spring 2019  

Change of Name Deadline: February 8, 2019

Graduation Application can be found via Blue and Gold Connection

Graduation Application Opens: October 1, 2018
Graduation Application Deadline: January 18, 2019

Ceremony Date: Friday, May 17, 2019 
Ceremony Time: 

  • 10:00 A.M.: Agriculture and Human Sciences
    Education and Human Performance
  • 1:00 P.M.: Arts and Sciences
    Business Administration
  • 4:00 P.M.: Engineering

Summer 2019  

Change of Name Deadline: June 17, 2019

Graduation Application can be found via Blue and Gold Connection

Graduation Application Opens: February 1, 2019
Graduation Application Deadline: May 31, 2019

Ceremony Date: Friday, August 9, 2019 
Ceremony Time:

Steps for Completion of Graduation 

Step 1.  Meet with your Academic Advisor (Undergraduates) or Graduate Coordinator (Graduates/Doctoral).

To ensure your success in meeting graduation requirements, you must meet with your advisor PRIOR to applying for graduation. If you are receiving two degrees from two different colleges, you must meet with both advisors. 

Step 2.  Application for Graduation

After meeting with your Senior Advisor/Graduate Coordinator, you may do the Online Application for Graduation. (Guide located here.)

Step 3.  Review Information

Review the information on your application regarding commencement.  

Need a Name Change? Contact the Office of the Registrar prior to the deadline.

Need a Major, Minor, and/or Concentration Change? Contact your Advisor.

Need a Diploma Address Update? Make changes via Blue and Gold Connection. Once you log in select "Personal Information" on the menu option, then select "Update Address and Phone Number".