Graduate Student Intent to Graduate Form Submission

The Intent to Graduate Form must be submitted by the due dates listed below. Applications received after these dates will be charged a $20 processing fee. You must also notify your academic department of your late application:

  • Spring Graduation: February 15th
  • Summer Graduation: June 15th (April 1st for name in Spring commencement program)
  • Fall Graduation: September 15th

If you are a Master of Arts, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, or Doctor of Philosophy degree seeking student and plan to graduate, you must fill out the Intent to Graduate Form in your Adams State Student Account. Failure to complete this application in a timely manner will delay conferring of your degree and receipt of your diploma.

If you do not complete all degree requirements by the end of the semester in which you intend to graduate, you must complete another Intent to Graduate Form to graduate in a subsequent semester. This application is good only for the semester indicated and does not automatically move to a later date.

It is your responsibility as the student to ensure that all graduation requirements have been met.

Apply for Summer 2021 Graduation:

  1. Login to your Adams State Student Account
  2. Click on Student Services and Financial Aid
  3. Click on Student Records
  4. Click on Apply to Graduate
  5. Follow the questions to apply for Summer 2021

Spring 2021 Graduate Commencement Ceremony Information – Master and Doctoral Graduates

When: Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 1pm MDT (check in begins at 12pm MDT)
Where: Adams State University’s Campus – Rex Stadium & Field

The regalia order deadline was April 12, 2021. Please contact the ASU Bookstore for order information at 719-587-7912 or

Each graduate may invite only two guests to their graduation ceremony. Graduation candidates participating in the ceremony will need to make a reservation for guests online at Names and email addresses of up to two guests must be provided by 5 p.m. MDT on Wednesday, April 14, 2021.

Adams State will continue to recognize and emphasize its COVID-19 health and safety protocols for the outdoor ceremonies. Masks for all participants and guests will be required for each ceremony. Seating with six-foot social distance between parties will be established in the stadium.

A live stream of the ceremony will be available for those who are unable or do not wish to attend in person at

In the event of major inclement weather or if our COVID restrictions change, the ceremony will shift to a virtual format and can be viewed at All graduates will be notified by Tuesday, May 4, 2021, in the unlikely event this should occur. Please keep in mind as you make your travel arrangements.