Preparing for Graduation

Whether you are planning on starting your career or continuing your education it’s never too early to start thinking about life after graduation. As your time as an undergraduate student nears an end, here are a few things you can do to prepare for graduation and whatever may come next.

  • Into a Career

    The Career Center offers a variety of resources to help students transition from school to career such as resume building and mock interviews.

    CBU Career Center

  • Graduate / Professional School

    If you are considering continuing your education in Graduate / professional school be sure to discuss your intentions with your Academic Advisor. It is never too early to start planning for your academic future as many graduate / professional programs require strategic and intentional preparation.

    CBU Graduate Admissions

  • Graduation Check

    Before you register for your final undergraduate semester, be sure to see your Academic Advisor for a Graduation Check. Your Academic Advisor will use your Degree Guide and transcript to check for all remaining graduation requirements.

    Note: Students should review their InsideCBU degree guide on a regular basis to evaluate progress toward graduation.

  • Graduation Application

    Once you know your remaining requirements for your final semester you are ready to apply for graduation. Check InsideCBU to see Graduation Application deadlines and other important information.

    InsideCBU - Graduation

    A candidacy letter and official graduation evaluation will be sent to your LancerMail account when your graduation application has been reviewed. If you have questions about the status of your graduation application please contact the Office of the University Registrar.

  • Commencement

    Closer to the graduation date, you will receive additional information from Student Services. This letter will include information about the graduation process and important dates. The exit process is completed online through the commencement website. Information about the commencement ceremony and the exit process can be found online at http://www.calbaptist.edu/commencement.

    Commencement Participation

    Students participate in the Commencement related to their expected degree posting date as approved through the graduation application process.