Graduation Application

Business Administration Applicants CLICK HERE for Graduation Steps


Graduation Checklist for Undergraduate Applicants

Use the quick steps below to begin the process,  get the paper application, or lookup more information.  

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1. Submit your Intent

  1. Log into Gateway
  2. Open the Student Center
  3. Open the "other academic..." dropdown menu
  4. Select the "Apply for Graduation" option

Please Note: If you are taking courses through College of Extended Learning or are no longer an active student at SF State, please skip the above instructions and proceed to the Graduation Survey below - Step 2.

Instruction Guide

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2. Complete the Survey

Your voice matters! Complete the graduation survey to access the paper application PDF.
If you are not a current student anymore please click Here


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3. Fill out the Application

After Completion of the Survey, select either the General or Business applications, fill it out, and see your ADVISORS for review and approval.
For more information visit our Graduation Application FAQ

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4. Pay Application Fees 

Pay the Application Fee online in the Student Center or in person at the Bursar's Office.  To avoid delays with your diploma or transcripts make sure all other obligations are fulfilled. 
Payment Instruction Guide