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Applying for Graduation

Dear BSU Graduation Candidate:

This letter serves as notification that you must use Bulldog Connection, the online student system, to apply for graduation. If you do not have a Bulldog user ID and password or have problems accessing the system, please contact the BSU Help Desk at 301-860-HELP.

The online graduation application is a mandatory step required of every student seeking a degree from Bowie State University. This application is the official notification and authorization for your academic department and the staff of the Office of the University Registrar to review your record for the completion of the degree requirements. Please adhere to the deadlines listed below.

While online, please check your personal information—name, email address, and major—and review your academic record for all courses taken away and while at BSU. Please submit a Data Correction Form to the office to correct personal data, a Declaration of Major Form to declare or to correct your major, and a Student Inquiry Form pertaining to any other academic records issues.

Please submit your application before the deadlines stated below. Visit the Office of Student Accounts to pay the required fees. Regardless of your plans to participate in the graduation ceremony, you must apply and pay the graduation fee. After the review of your record, The Office of the Registrar will POST ALL Graduation Status on Bulldog Connection Self Service Graduation Status Page.


 PLEASE NOTE:

All graduation notifications will be sent electronically to your Bowie State University email address. 

Please remember to periodically check your BSU email for graduation updates and information.

Deadline to Apply for December 2014 Graduation
Deadline is for December is October 10, 2014 by 4:30 p.m.!

 All students must apply or re-apply online via Bulldog Connection by clicking on:

Self-Service > Degree Progress/Graduation > Apply for Graduation


The deadline to apply for December Graduation is Friday, October 10, 2014. You must use Bulldog Connection, the online student system, to apply for graduation. Please adhere to the deadline if you expect to participate in the fall commencement ceremony. If you do not have a Bulldog user ID and password or have problems accessing the system, contact the BSU Help Desk at 301-860-HELP.