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Washington State University Graduate School

Degree, Graduate Certificate, and Graduation Application

How to Apply for Degree or Graduate Certificate, and Graduation in myWSU


Section One

I.  Log into myWSU using your network ID (NID) and password. Click on the Go to My Student Center link and enter the address where you would like your diploma or graduate certificate mailed.

  1. Under the Personal Information section, select Addresses from the dropdown.
  2. Click the Add a New Address button.
  3.  Enter the address where you would like your diploma or certificate sent. Click OK.
  4. Verify the information and make sure you check the Diploma box under Address Types. Leave the date as is and click SAVE.
  5. You should see a screen saying the save was successful. Click OK.
  6. You will now be back at the Addresses screen. Your diploma or certificate address should now be in the list of addresses you see.

Section Two

II. How to apply for your degree or certificate and graduation.

1. At the top of the screen (to the right of MAIN MENU), click STUDENT. This will bring you back to the main myWSU screen. Please have a credit card available to pay your graduation or certificate fee before you begin this section.

2. Click on the Go to My Student Center link.











3.  Go to the “Academics” section. Using the dropdown box labeled “Other Academic,” click the arrow and select “Apply for Graduation.”

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4. On the Apply for Graduation page, you should see your program and an “Apply for Graduation” link. Click the link to start the application process.









5. On the next screen, select the term you expect to graduate from the dropdown menu. NOTE: only terms you are able to apply for graduation will be displayed.













6. Click “continue”

7. You will now see graduation instructions, including application fees. Be sure to follow the directions if you would like to order additional copies of your graduate certificate.














8. Click “continue.”

9. You now should see a line indicating your amount due for graduation. If everything is correct click Pay Graduation Fee.














10. This brings up a screen showing total amount to be charged and gives you the option to either Pay Now or Click here to make any corrections.













11. If everything is correct, click Pay Now to be taken to the payment screen. After payment, your application is complete.