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Prior to Graduation Checklist

These links include information you will find helpful as you are nearing the semester prior to your graduation.

Degree Completion Checklist

Department Contacts

CAPP Degree Analysis Instructions

CAPP Degree Analysis Tutorial Video

Graduate Exit Survey

Thesis and Dissertation Committee Declaration Form

Certificate Completion Notification - for students completing a certificate program.

Intent to Graduate Application Form

Please follow the instructions below to access and complete the Intent to Graduate Form:

  • Log into Buzzin -- (you must log into buzzin to complete this form)
  • Select Academic Life Tab
  • Select Student Record
  • Select Intent to Graduate Application

If you need to complete a hard copy of the application, please contact Mary Sewell at

Thesis and Dissertaton Guidelines

If you will be completing a certificate program, master's thesis, or doctorate dissertation, you will need to follow the guidelines included in these links.

Dissertation Guidelines

Thesis Guidelines

Dissertation Doctor

Commencement Information

These links include all the information regarding the actual commencement ceremony and forms you must complete prior to the commencement ceremony and receiving your diploma.

Commencement Brochure

Commencement Reception

Commencement Response


After Graduation Assistance

Once you receive your degree, you might need assistance in finding, applying for, and interviewing for prospective employment

Career Counseling

Career/Employment Resources

Career Fairs, Interviews, and Events

Career Services

Exit Loan Counseling

Repaying Student Loans

Transcript Request

ESU Alumni Benefits and Information

Even though you will be leaving ESU, you might want to keep up with events at ESU and take advantage of the benefits available to ESU graduates.

ESU Alumni Association

ESU Alumni Beneftis and Services

Subscribe to Hornet News

Alumni Events

Alumni Chapters

Give Back to ESU Graduate School