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. 

How to Apply to the Decision Sciences Department

  1. Check the Degree Applications Deadlines. Apply at least two quarters before you intend to graduate.  

  2. Review your degree requirements in Degree Works.

  3. Complete the Evaluation Request form for your major/concentration/minor.

  4. Email the completed Evaluation Request form(s) to Decision Sciences Department. Allow at least three weeks for processing and approvals.

  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 Major Evaluation in Degree Works (notes section) and email your completed evaluation to your Western email address.

  7. Complete your 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.

Who To Contact:

Questions about the Degree Application: email the Registrar's Office at

Questions about the Evaluation Request forms: email: