Frequently Asked Questions
What does it mean to have all of my requirements completed?
All course work per the program of study must be completed by the date you have indicated on your graduation/certificate application. Additional program requirements such as a thesis, comprehensive examination and/or internships must also be completed. Treasurer bills must also be resolved.
What do I do if I don’t complete my degree requirements?
If you do not complete your degree requirements by the date you have indicated on your graduation/certificate application, you will need to reapply for another term and resubmit the applicable fee.
What is the graduation fee?
The graduation fee is $50.00, if you apply late the fee is $85.00. This covers the cost of processing and the cost of the diploma.
What is the certificate completion fee?
The certificate completion fee is $25. If you apply late, the fee is $40. This covers the cost of processing and the cost of the diploma.
Why do I need to pay a late fee or resubmit payment when I reapply for graduation/certificate completion?
The Citadel Graduate College orders diplomas and certificates from an outside vendor three times a year (once per term). If you apply after the deadline, a special order must be placed. Additionally, orders are based on the graduation date indicated on your graduation/certificate application. If the graduation date printed on the diploma is not accurate, the original diploma/certificate is destroyed and must be reordered with the accurate date.
Who do I contact if I change my mind about participating in the Spring Commencement Ceremony?
How do I make a special request for a diploma presentation by my Citadel alumni parent?
When can I order a transcript/how do I order a transcript?
You may request your transcript after your degree is awarded by filling out and submitting the Transcript Request Form.
How will I know when my degree has been awarded?
You may view your degree status on your Degree Audit via the Student tab on Lesesne Gateway to verify that it has been posted.
How do you order a Duplicate Diploma?
Fill out and submit the Duplicate Diploma Order Form and a $50.00 Fee.