Application for Degree

Students inform LMU of their intent to graduate by submitting an application for degree; the University does not submit applications for students. All applicants file for degree in the term in which they qualify to graduate.

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After submission of the application, you will receive an email at the address supplied on the form confirming the data you entered. Please allow 10 business days for processing and then confirm the degree status in PROWL: Student Services > Student Records > View Degree Information.

Changes to Diploma Name after Submission

To change your legal name after having submitted an application, submit another Application for Degree with the appropriate option checked or email commencement@lmu.edu. Your new diploma name be viewed in PROWL (Student Services > Student Records > View Degree Information).

Remember, only legal names as found on your student record may be printed on the diploma; nicknames or unverified alternate names (e.g., a married or family name) are not accepted. To change your student name on record, use this form.‌

Changes to Diploma Address after Submission

If you need to change your diploma address, submit another application for Degree with the appropriate option checked or email commencement@lmu.edu prior to the order date. You may view both the diploma address and the order date on PROWL: Student Services > Student Records > View Degree Information.