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Apply for Degree

All undergraduate and graduate students must submit their degree application online through myNMSU. Students are advised to complete a final STAR degree audit and verify with an academic adviser that all requirements are in progress, before submission of application. The application deadlines are not flexible and late applications will not be accepted.

Students who fail to meet graduation requirements by the date indicated on the Application for Degree (Diploma) must reapply and pay fees again. Changes to applications must be submitted by email to early in the semester.

Summer 2018
Application period opens January 10, 2018
Application deadline with late fee July 9, 2018
Early Petition for Commencement Ceremony (Undergraduate Candidates) March 2, 2018
Spring 2018
Application period opens November 9, 2017
Last day to apply without a $25 late fee January 26, 2018
Application deadline with late fee March 2, 2018

Completing the Online Application

Log in in to myNMSU. Under the Student Records Tab you will find the Application for Degree (Diploma). Follow the on screen prompts to submit your application. Each submission will incur a degree application fee, as follows.

Degree Application Fees

The Degree Application cannot be waived, refunded or carried to a future semester. Each application submission will incur an additional fee.

  • $25 for undergraduate (Associates and Bachelors) degrees
  • $35 for graduate (Masters and Doctoral) degrees

If you incur any problems filling out your degree application, please contact or 575-646-4796.