Summer 2018 Graduation

Commencement ceremonies take place in December or May. Summer graduates are eligible to walk in either of the ceremonies. 

Graduation Checklist for Summer 2018

Those students planning to complete MBA coursework and graduate in May 2018 must complete the following steps by Tuesday, June 26th.

Step One: “Apply to Graduate” in MyPack Portal

To apply to graduate in your MyPack Portal please follow the instructions: 

    1. Select your Student Homepage
    2. Select the Planning & Enrollment tile
    3. From the left-hand navigation menu, select ‘Apply for Graduation’
    4. Select the ‘Apply for Graduation’ link under the intended program
    5. Select your intended graduation term from the dropdown
    6. Click ‘Continue’
    7. Verify all graduation data and select ‘Submit’

The following message will display on the next screen: “You have successfully applied for graduation.”

This must be filled out by the student! (A survey will pop up, not a part of our requirement but we do recommend that you complete it)

Step Two: Please fill out the Patent Agreement online through MyPackPortal.


  • Student self service > Planning and Enrollment > Graduate Plan of Work (please click on the patent agreement tab)
  • Read the text and check the “I Agree” box.
  • Once you select the “I Agree” box, the date, time, and your unity ID will show to indicate the Patent Agreement has been completed.

Step Three: Please fill in or update your Graduate Plan of Work (POW). 

Step Four: Complete the following questionnaire:

Graduation Questionnaire: This questionnaire takes about 5 minutes of your time and is not anonymous. We collect your contact information (for alumni affairs) so we can keep up with you post-graduation and your career progression information (which we will aggregate for statistical purposes).