Deadline to Apply for Spring 2018 Degree Candidacy is October 1

If you plan to graduate May of 2018, you must apply for candidacy.  The graduation application window is now open via your My Akron portal.  The deadline to apply for Spring 2018 degree candidacy is October 1, 2017. 

For students who intend to complete this summer or fall, the deadline to apply for Fall 2017 degree candidacy was May 1st.  If you missed the deadline and will be completing your requirements Fall 2017 or this past summer, you must receive signed permission  from the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, then process in person at the Simmons Hall first floor intake windows.

If you have any questions, please contact Assistant Dean Charles Oldfield at or Liz Wascak at

Author: Liz Sauders

Manager of Compliance and Technology for The University of Akron School of Law