Degree Information

University Graduation Requirements

Review the core requirements common for all candidates seeking undergraduate degrees at Western.

Apply to Graduate

To graduate, students must submit a Degree Application to the Registrar’s Office by the established deadlines.  The degree is not granted without formal application.


The General University Requirements apply to all students at Western, with the exception of students enrolled in Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies, see the Fairhaven College section of the University Catalog for requirements.

Certificate Information

Certificates can be earned at Western in a variety of departments.

Graduation Honors

Graduating seniors who achieve Cum Laude or Magna Cum Laude academic honors will be formally recognized on university transcripts, on their diploma, and during the commencement ceremony by wearing gold honor cords.

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs regarding completion of degree requirements.

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