Winthrop University: Records & Registration - Graduation Application

Graduation Application

All students must submit an application for graduation. This serves as a notice to the Office of Records and Registration to check your degree progress and order your diploma.

 Application DEADLINES: Completed forms must be received in the Office of Records and Registration, 126 Tillman, by:

February 1st for August and December graduation
September 15th for May graduation

 Application for Graduation filing fees:

Undergraduate $50
Undergraduate $50 PLUS $25 Late fee after first established deadline
Undergraduate $50 PLUS $50 Late fee after established deadline during semester of anticipated graduation

Graduate $50
Graduate $50 PLUS $25 Late fee after the established deadlines above.

Once your application is processed, a receipt of your graduation application will be noted on your Degree Progress Report under graduation status: i.e. "GRADUATION STATUS: Application Filed".

NOTE: Diploma orders are based on the information provided on your application. For special instructions for your diploma name (such as accents), please contact Sherri Wilson in the Office of Records and Registration.


Apply for Graduation through Wingspan.


Please note: If there are any changes to your application once it is submitted, those changes will NOT display in Wingspan. DegreeWorks will show any updated information.

If you are unable to apply in Wingspan, please contact the Office of Records and Registration at 803-323-2194 or email us at

Last Updated: 6/30/21