Checklist

November 2019 (no ceremonies)

StepEventDate

1.

Look for an email confirming you are being assessed for graduation

From Wednesday 7 August

2.

Check your graduation status and view the December ceremony schedule

From Monday 16 September

3.

  • Pay any overdue fees and/or return all library items - these will stop you from graduating
  • Submit a Change of Personal Details form to officially update your name (if required). Fees apply if submitted after today.

By Tuesday 5 November

4.

Update your mailing address, phone number and email address to avoid re-send fees

By Thursday 7 November

5.

Last day to be 'Approved' to graduate. Re-visit myGraduation to confirm your status.

Thursday 7 November (5 pm)

 

Conferral of Awards - no ceremonies

Wednesday 13 November

6.

Check your University-provided email to access your digital documents via My eQuals

From Thursday 14 November

7.

Your hard copy graduation certificate will be sent via registered mail (within Australia) or express courier (overseas).

Update your mailing address, phone number and email address by the deadline shown above to avoid re-send fees.

From Monday 18 November

8. Register to attend a December graduation ceremony (optional). An e-invitation will be sent to your University-provided email account today with instructions about how to register. Registration closes 5 pm Thursday 28 November.  From Monday 18 November

December 2019 (ceremonies)

StepEventDate

1.

Look for an email confirming you are being assessed for graduation

From Wednesday 7 August

2.

Check your graduation status and view the December ceremony schedule

Monday 16 September

3.

  • Pay any overdue fees and/or return all library items - these will stop you from graduating
  • Submit a Change of Personal Details form to officially update your name (if required). Fees apply if submitted after today.

By Tuesday 26 November

4.

Update your mailing address, phone number and email address to avoid re-send fees

By Thursday 28 November

5.

Last day to be 'Approved' to graduate. Register and confirm your status (registration opens Monday 18 November)

Thursday 28 November (5 pm)

 

Conferral of Awards - Brisbane graduation ceremonies. View the ceremony schedule.

Monday 9 - Wednesday 11 December

 

Conferral of Awards - Gold Coast graduation ceremonies. View the ceremony schedule.

Friday 13 - Saturday 14 December

6.

Check your university-provided email to access your digital documents via My eQuals

From Thursday 12 December (Brisbane/Logan/Online programs) 

From Monday 16 December (Gold Coast programs) 

7.

Your hard copy graduation certificate will be sent via registered mail (within Australia) or express courier (overseas) if you don't attend your ceremony

By Friday 20 December

January 2020 (no ceremonies)

StepEventDate

1.

Check your graduation status

From Thursday 19 December

2.

  • Pay any overdue fees and/or return all library items - these will stop you from graduating
  • Submit a Change of Personal Details form to officially update your name (if required). Fees apply if submitted after today.

By Tuesday 7 January

3.

Update your mailing address, phone number and email address  to avoid re-send fees

By Thursday 9 January

4.

Last day to be 'Approved' to graduate. Re-visit myGraduation to confirm your status.

Thursday 9 January (5 pm)

 

Conferral of Awards - no ceremonies

Wednesday 15 January (TBC)

5.

Check your University-provided email to access your digital documents via My eQuals

From Thursday 16 January

6.

Your hard copy graduation certificate will be sent via registered mail (within Australia) or express courier (overseas).

Update your mailing address, phone number and email address by the deadline shown above to avoid re-send fees.

By Friday 24 January

7. Register to attend a July graduation ceremony (optional). An e-invitation will be sent to your University-provided email account today with instructions about how to register.  To be advised

November 2019 (no ceremonies)

StepEventDate

1.

Look for an email confirming you are being assessed for graduation

From Wednesday 7 August

2.

Check your graduation status and view the December ceremony schedule

From Monday 16 September

3.

  • Pay any overdue fees and/or return all library items - these will stop you from graduating
  • Submit a Change of Personal Details form to officially update your name (if required). Fees apply if submitted after today.
  • Apply to upgrade (eg - Graduate Certificate to Masters) or downgrade (eg - Masters to Graduate Certificate), if required, to ensure an outcome in time for this graduation round.

By Tuesday 5 November

4.

Update your mailing address, phone number and email address  to avoid re-send fees

By Thursday 7 November

5.

Last day to be 'Approved' to graduate. Re-visit myGraduation to confirm your status.

Thursday 7 November (5 pm)

 

Conferral of Awards - no ceremonies

Wednesday 13 November

6.

Check your University-provided email to access your digital documents via My eQuals

From Thursday 14 November

7.

Your hard copy graduation certificate will be sent via registered mail (within Australia) or express courier (overseas)

Update your mailing address, phone number and email address by the deadline shown above to avoid re-send fees

From Monday 18 November

8. Register to attend a December graduation ceremony (optional). An e-invitation will be sent to your University-provided email account today with instructions about how to register. Registration closes 5 pm Thursday 28 November. From Monday 18 November

December 2019 (ceremonies)

StepEventDate

1.

Look for an email confirming you are being assessed for graduation

From Wednesday 7 August

2.

Check your graduation status and view the December ceremony schedule

Monday 16 September

3.

  • Pay any overdue fees and/or return all library items - these will stop you from graduating
  • Submit a Change of Personal Details form to officially update your name (if required). Fees apply if submitted after today.
  • Apply to upgrade (eg - Graduate Certificate to Masters) or downgrade (eg - Masters to Graduate Certificate), if required, to ensure an outcome in time for this graduation round.

By Tuesday 26 November

4.

Update your mailing address, phone number and email address to avoid re-send fees

By Thursday 28 November

5.

Last day to be 'Approved' to graduate. Register and confirm your status (registration opens Monday 18 November)

Thursday 28 November (5 pm)

 

Conferral of Awards - Brisbane graduation ceremonies. View the ceremony schedule.

Monday 9 - Wednesday 11 December

 

Conferral of Awards - Gold Coast graduation ceremonies. View the ceremony schedule.

Friday 13 - Saturday 14 December

6.

Check your university-provided email to access your digital documents via My eQuals

From Thursday 12 December (Brisbane/Logan/Online programs) 

From Monday 16 December (Gold Coast programs) 

7.

Your hard copy graduation certificate will be sent via registered mail (within Australia) or express courier (overseas) if you don't attend your ceremony

By Friday 20 December

January 2020 (no ceremonies)

StepEventDate

1.

Check your graduation status

From Thursday 19 December

2.

  • Pay any overdue fees and/or return all library items - these will stop you from graduating
  • Submit a Change of Personal Details form to officially update your name (if required). Fees apply if submitted after today.

By Tuesday 7 January

3.

Update your mailing address, phone number and email address to avoid re-send fees

By Thursday 9 January

4.

Last day to be 'Approved' to graduate. Re-visit myGraduation to confirm your status.

Thursday 9 January (5 pm)

 

Conferral of Awards - no ceremonies

Wednesday 15 January (TBC)

5.

Check your University-provided email to access your digital documents via My eQuals

From Thursday 16 January

7.

Your hard copy graduation certificate will be sent via registered mail (within Australia) or express courier (overseas).

Update your mailing address, phone number and email address by the deadline shown above to avoid re-send fees.

By Friday 24 January

8. Register to attend a July graduation ceremony (optional). An e-invitation will be sent to your University-provided email account today with instructions about how to register.  To be advised

Your graduation occurs when the Dean of the Griffith Graduate Research School approves the conferral of your award. This means conferral often occurs outside graduation ceremony rounds, but you will automatically be invited to attend the next available graduation ceremony.

After submitting your thesis, please follow the below steps and note as a Higher Degree Research student you will not have access to the online graduation status page; please ignore any references to checking your graduation status.

2019

StepEvent

1.

Pay any overdue fees and/or return all library items - these will stop you from graduating

2.

Submit a Change of Personal Details form to officially update your name (if required)

3.

Update your mailing address, phone number and email address to avoid re-send fees

4.

Wait for an email from the Thesis Examinations Office confirming the conferral of your award

5.

Check your university-provided email to access your digital graduation documents via My eQuals (usually within one week of the confirmation email from the Thesis Examinations Office)

6.

Receive your hard copy graduation certificate via registered mail (within Australia) or express courier (overseas)

Ceremonies

An e-invitation containing the registration link will be sent to your university-provided email approximately three - five weeks before the ceremony.

If you would like to attend a graduation ceremony after your award has been conferred, please register as follows:

  • July ceremonies: between Monday 24 June and 5 pm Thursday 4 July.
  • December ceremonies: between Monday 18 November and 5 pm Thursday 28 November. View the ceremony schedule.

November 2019 (no ceremonies)

StepEventDate

1.

Contact Griffith OUA Services to advise your intention to graduate

Immediately upon completion of your program requirements

2.

Wait for email confirmation from Griffith OUA Services regarding your eligibility

 

3.

  • Pay any overdue fees and/or return all library items - these will stop you from graduating
  • Submit a Change of Personal Details form to officially update your name (if required). Fees apply if submitted after today.

By Tuesday 5 November

4.

Update your mailing address, phone number and email address to avoid re-send fees

By Thursday 7 November

5.

Last day to be 'Approved' to graduate. Re-visit myGraduation to confirm your status.

Thursday 7 November (5 pm)

 

Conferral of Awards - no ceremonies

Wednesday 13 November

6.

Check your University-provided email to access your digital documents via My eQuals

From Thursday 14 November

7.

Your hard copy graduation certificate will be sent via registered mail (within Australia) or express courier (overseas)

Update your mailing address, phone number and email address by the deadline shown above to avoid re-send fees

From Monday 18 November

8. Register to attend a December graduation ceremony (optional). An e-invitation will be sent to your University-provided email account today with instructions about how to register. Registration closes 5 pm Thursday 28 November. From Monday 18 November

December 2019 (ceremonies)

StepEventDate

1.

Contact Griffith OUA Services to advise your intention to graduate

Immediately upon completion of your program requirements

2.

Wait for email confirmation from Griffith OUA Services regarding your eligibility

 

3.

  • Pay any overdue fees and/or return all library items - these will stop you from graduating
  • Submit a Change of Personal Details form to officially update your name (if required). Fees apply if submitted after today.

By Tuesday 26 November

4.

Update your mailing address, phone number and email address to avoid re-send fees

By Thursday 28 November

5.

Last day to be 'Approved' to graduate. Register and confirm your status (registration opens Monday 18 November)

Thursday 28 November (5 pm)

 

Conferral of Awards - Brisbane graduation ceremonies. View the ceremony schedule.

Monday 9 - Wednesday 11 December

 

Conferral of Awards - Gold Coast graduation ceremonies. View the ceremony schedule.

Friday 13 - Saturday 14 December

6.

Check your university-provided email to access your digital documents via My eQuals

From Thursday 12 December (Brisbane/Logan/Online programs) 

From Monday 16 December (Gold Coast programs) 

7.

Your hard copy graduation certificate will be sent via registered mail (within Australia) or express courier (overseas) if you don't attend your ceremony

By Friday 20 December

January 2020 (no ceremonies)

StepEventDate

1.

Contact Griffith OUA Services to advise your intention to graduate

Immediately upon completion of your program requirements

2.

Wait for email confirmation from Griffith OUA Services regarding your eligibility

 

3.

  • Pay any overdue fees and/or return all library items - these will stop you from graduating
  • Submit a Change of Personal Details form to officially update your name (if required). Fees apply if submitted after today.

By Tuesday 7 January

4.

Update your mailing address, phone number and email address  to avoid re-send fees

By Thursday 9 January

5.

Last day to be 'Approved' to graduate. Re-visit myGraduation to confirm your status.

Thursday 9 January (5 pm)

 

Conferral of Awards - no ceremonies

Wednesday 15 January (TBC)

6.

Check your University-provided email to access your digital documents via My eQuals

From Thursday 16 January

7.

Your hard copy graduation certificate will be sent via registered mail (within Australia) or express courier (overseas).

Update your mailing address, phone number and email address by the deadline shown above to avoid re-send fees.

By Friday 24 January

8. Register to attend a July graduation ceremony (optional). An e-invitation will be sent to your University-provided email account today with instructions about how to register.  To be advised

If you have any queries about your graduation status, please contact your Student Success Advisor on 1300 737 956 or email studentsupport.online@griffith.edu.au

November 2019 (no ceremonies)

StepEventDate

1.

Look for an email confirming you are being assessed for graduation

From Wednesday 7 August

2.

Check your graduation status and view the December ceremony schedule

From Monday 16 September

3.

  • Pay any overdue fees and/or return all library items - these will stop you from graduating
  • Submit a Change of Personal Details form to officially update your name (if required). Fees apply if submitted after today.

By Tuesday 5 November

4.

Update your mailing address, phone number and email address to avoid re-send fees

By Thursday 7 November

5.

Last day to be 'Approved' to graduate. Re-visit myGraduation to confirm your status.

Thursday 7 November (5 pm)

 

Conferral of Awards - no ceremonies

Wednesday 13 November

6.

Check your University-provided email to access your digital documents via My eQuals

From Thursday 14 November

7.

Your hard copy graduation certificate will be sent via registered mail (within Australia) or express courier (overseas).

Update your mailing address, phone number and email address by the deadline shown above to avoid re-send fees.

From Monday 18 November

8. Register to attend a December graduation ceremony (optional). An e-invitation will be sent to your University-provided email account today with instructions about how to register. Registration closes 5 pm Thursday 28 November. From Monday 18 November

December 2019 (ceremonies)

StepEventDate

1.

Look for an email confirming you are being assessed for graduation

From Wednesday 7 August

2.

Check your graduation status and view the December ceremony schedule

Monday 16 September

3.

  • Pay any overdue fees and/or return all library items - these will stop you from graduating
  • Submit a Change of Personal Details form to officially update your name (if required). Fees apply if submitted after today.

By Tuesday 26 November

4.

Update your mailing address, phone number and email address to avoid re-send fees

By Thursday 28 November

5.

Last day to be 'Approved' to graduate. Register and confirm your status (registration opens Monday 18 November)

Thursday 28 November  (5 pm)

 

Conferral of Awards - Brisbane graduation ceremonies. View the ceremony schedule.

Monday 9 - Wednesday 11 December

 

Conferral of Awards - Gold Coast graduation ceremonies. View the ceremony schedule.

Friday 13 - Saturday 14 December

6.

Check your university-provided email to access your digital documents via My eQuals

From Thursday 12 December (Brisbane/Online/Logan programs) 

From Monday 16 December (Gold Coast programs) 

7.

Your hard copy graduation certificate will be sent via registered mail (within Australia) or express courier (overseas) if you don't attend your ceremony

By Friday 20 December

January 2020 (no ceremonies)

StepEventDate

1.

Check your graduation status

From Thursday 19 December

2.

  • Pay any overdue fees and/or return all library items - these will stop you from graduating
  • Submit a Change of Personal Details form to officially update your name (if required). Fees apply if submitted after today.

By Wednesday 8

3.

Update your mailing address, phone number and email address to avoid re-send fees

By Friday 10 January

4.

Last day to be 'Approved' to graduate. Re-visit myGraduation to confirm your status.

Friday 10 January (5 pm)

 

Conferral of Awards - no ceremonies

Wednesday 15 January (TBC)

5.

Check your University-provided email to access your digital documents via My eQuals

From Thursday 16 January

6.

Your hard copy graduation certificate will be sent via registered mail (within Australia) or express courier (overseas).

Update your mailing address, phone number and email address by the deadline shown above to avoid re-send fees.

By Friday 24 January

7. Register to attend a July graduation ceremony (optional). An e-invitation will be sent to your University-provided email account today with instructions about how to register.  To be advised