Graduation Information

Graduation is the pinnacle of the Rio experience and we want to make sure it goes as smoothly as it should. Please review the following checklist to alleviate any future difficulties during this exciting time.

   Complete a Degree Audit to verify that you are on track for graduation.

The degree audit process should be completed at the beginning of your junior year for those seeking a bachelor degree and the start of your second year for the associate degree.




Complete a graduation application:
Please click on the appropriate link to do so. This must be delivered to the Office of the Registrar either in person, by mail, or fax to 740-245-7445 as soon as possible. The
application deadline is January 30, if you plan to graduate in the spring and October 31

if you plan to graduate at the end of fall semester.



Commencement Important Information Flyer




Cap and Gown Forms:

Undergradute Cap and Gown Form

Master Cap and Gown Form


Have you paid the necessary graduation fee?

If not, please make arrangements to make your payment in the Business Office in Florence Evans Hall regarding payment options.

   The following links will direct you to instructions for applying for graduation:

Congratulations on this wonderful life achievement!