Making Plans For Graduation?

  • Plan ahead: Always maintain an updated Program of Study in your Department. Early in your senior year review your transcript or DARS Audit Report with your advisor and be fully aware of all of the requirements for your program of study work with your academic advisor to identify and resolve problems such as incorrectly transferred courses, incomplete grades and non-applicable electives. Prior to registering for your final semester, make an appointment with your academic advisor for a graduation check. Incompletes received in your final term will prevent you from graduating. Make arrangements for an Exit Interview with your department chair if appropriate, and complete the departmental and university Exit Surveys.
  • Filling out your Degree Application: Apply for graduation by the published deadline. Deadlines occur the semester ahead of your semester of graduation. Undergraduate Degree Application forms and information are available at the Office of the Registrar if you are an undergraduate student Graduate Degree Application forms and information are available at the School of Graduate Studies Failure to file for a degree will prevent you from graduating even if you have satisfied all other graduation requirements.
Graduation date Application deadline
August (Summer Quarter) May 25
December (Fall Semester) September 7
April (Spring Semester) January 18
August (Summer Semester) May 17


Honors Students

If you have a departmental honors project, complete the project and evaluation. Check with your academic advisor for specific requirements. Complete the Fulfillment of Departmental Honors Requirements form.


Graduate School Admissions

Students seeking graduate admission must apply to Wright State University Graduate School before they may register for graduate credit. Applications for admission and all supporting credentials should be received at least six weeks before registration for the semester in which the student wishes to begin graduate study.


Career Employment

Students seeking employment should check-in with the Brandeberry Career Development Center for help with resumes, on-line resume posting services, and to view current employment opportunities on the Wright Search.


Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Examination

Students who are interested may register and take the FE Exam in preparation for becoming licensed as a Professional Engineer. Candidates are eligible to take the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam (FE Exam) in Ohio during their final semester of enrollment in an approved engineering curriculum (ABET approved).  The Fundamentals of Engineering Exam is administered by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES).

The College of Engineering and Computer Science offers an FE refresher course Engineering Fundamentals - EGR 4980.  The course is offered each year during Spring Semester only.  Normally EGR 4980 is scheduled to meet Spring Semesters on Mondays from 12:20-2:10 PM. An online section is also available.  For more information about the FE Exam, click here


Update Your Contact Information

Verify your correct mailing address and other contact information using WINGS Express. Your diploma will be mailed to the address provided to the Registrar's Office approximately 6-8 weeks after graduation. Your academic advisor, department chair or college may have other information or invitations of opportunity to send you in the months or even years after you graduate. Keep your address current so we can reach you with news!


Order of the Engineer Ceremony

Graduating students are cordially invited to take part in the Order of The Engineer Steel Ring Ceremony. The Order of the Engineer, Inc. is a symbolic organization that seeks to promote professionalism among engineers and graduates of accredited engineering college programs. The Order (OOE Ceremony Application/Information/Dean's Invitation) is the roster of engineers in the United States who have who have publicly accepted the "Obligation of an Engineer" while participating in an Engineers' Ring Ceremony.


Participate in Commencement

Students wishing to participate in Commencement should use the electronic registration form for participation in the Commencement Ceremony.The Commencement Ceremony is held at the E. J. Nutter Center and is hosted by Wright State’s Office of Event Services ,186 Student Union, (937)775-5512.


Consider Joining the Alumni Association

The College truly values its CECS Alumni and we want to stay in contact! Membership benefits include membership to the CECS Alumni constituency society, discounts on Alumni Association events.