Applying for Graduation

Applying for Graduation

Each student must formally apply to graduate from Western. Students need to contact the home department(s) for their program(s)  to request an evaluation. An evaluation is required for each program in which a student is enrolled. After obtaining the necessary evaluations, students must complete the Degree Application and email it to the Registrar's Office.  A step by step description of the degree application process is outlined below. 

How to Apply - Decision Sciences Department

  1. Check the Degree Applications Deadlines.  Apply before the last day of classes two quarters in advance of the intended graduation quarter. 

  2. Review your degree requirements in Degree Works. 

  3. Complete the Evaluation Request form for your major/concentration/minor (links below). 

  4. Email the completed Evaluation Request form(s) to Allow at least three weeks for processing

  5. Check your Western email regularly. We will contact you by email if there are questions about your evaluation.

  6. We will document approval for your Degree Evaluation in Degree Works (notes section), and email your completed evaluation to your Western email address.

  7. Complete the Degree Application on the Registrar's website and submit to  The Registrar's Office will not take any steps to process your graduation paperwork until they receive the degree application from you. 

Evaluation Request Forms

File Business Analytics Minor Evaluation Request Form_1.xlsx

File MIS Major Evaluation Request Form_1.xlsx

File OPS Major Evaluation Request Form_1.xlsx

Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management Major Evaluation Request

Who to Contact

Questions about the Degree Application

Questions about the Evaluation Request forms