You must complete the following in order to get your diploma,
partake in Commencement Exercises,
and be included in the Ceremony Program:
Submit Your Completed Application for Commencement
Application is available online through WebAdvisor. Please make an appointment with your academic advisor to review your record prior to submitting the application online.
Pay Your $150 Graduation Fee and Outstanding Balances
This fee MUST be paid in order to graduate. In addition, all outstanding balances owed to the University must be paid in full before the Office of the Registrar will release any diploma to the student.
Have questions? Want to make a payment? Contact Student Financial Services at 203-576-4568 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Verify or Select Diploma Delivery Option
You will receive an e-mail in your UB e-mail account asking you to verify the mailing address and offering you the option of picking up your diploma in person. Please keep an eye on your UB e-mail for this message. Diploma processing takes approximately 20-30 days after your graduation date.
Complete Your Exit Interview
For students who received Federal Direct or Perkins Loans
Click on the following links to schedule appointments:
Find your individual loan information at www.nslds.ed.gov.
If you plan to attend the Commencement Ceremony:
- Purchase your Academic Regalia
Before you leave campus:
- Return your PAL (Personal Alarm Locator) to the Security Department. Failure to do so will result in a fee being charged to your account. The Security Department will accept returns 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.
- Make arrangements for health insurance after you graduate. If you were enrolled in UB Student Health Insurance, the Sickness and Accident coverage under the University of Bridgeport Student Insurance Plan will expire. For more information contact www.CHPstudent.com. Select “Student Insurance” and then select “University of Bridgeport” or Risk Strategies Company, 10 Dorrance Street, Suite 505, Providence, RI 02903 401-831-1463 x1463.