Degree Application

Note: We are shifting our methods for degree application and evaluation as we work together to protect the health and wellness of our community. You may apply for or change your degree remotely following the instructions below. For assistance or questions, please email and we will get back to you shortly. 

Apply For Your Degree

  1. Contact a departmental advisor for major/minor evaluation(s). Advisors can document approval of the evaluation by recording a Note in Degree Works (no paperwork required), or can email you an electronically-signed PDF or scanned evaluation. Tip: You can click on your advisor’s name in Degree Works to open an email to them!
  2. After all major/minor evaluations have been completed, submit a Degree Application together with any electronic evaluations to

Degree Application Deadlines

  Priority Deadline Final Deadline
(subject to $45 late fee)
Spring 2020 December 6, 2019 May 8, 2020
Summer 2020 March 13, 2020 July 17, 2020
Fall 2020 June 5, 2020 November 6, 2020
Winter 2021 October 2, 2020 February 12, 2021
Spring 2021 December 4, 2020 May 7, 2021

Fees (billed to WWU Student Account)

$50 - Degree application fee

$45 - Additional late fee after priority degree application deadline

Change your planned graduation quarter (no fee):

  1. If you know your new graduation quarter, email a Degree Reapplication to
  2. If you have previously applied to graduate, but are not sure of your new graduation quarter, email to inactivate your degree application. When you determine your new graduation quarter, you will reactivate your degree file by submitting a Degree Reapplication.



  • Fairhaven Students: Contact the main office at Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies.
  • Off-Campus Extension Program Students: Contact your program coordinator for deadlines and application information. Staff may have earlier deadlines to allow for processing time.
  • Master's students: Contact the Graduate School at 360-650-3170 for degree completion deadlines and procedures.

Does my Degree Evaluation Need Updates?

Check out this flow chart for Degree Evaluation Questions.

Flow Chart