When you near the end of your studies, you must declare an intent to graduate, and apply for graduation. To do that, you must complete the online Intent to Graduate application inside

Even if you are sure you've met all the requirements, you will not be cleared for graduation until after you have applied and have been approved.

Intent To Graduate

How to apply to graduate

First, be sure to follow all the steps outlined in our degree requirements.

Then, log into and follow the instructions. You can also check the Graduate College's Apply to Graduate page, for more information. 

  1. In the Academics section of the student part of the portal look for the Records tab.
  2. Select Links.
  3. Select Declare your Intent to Graduate and carefully follow the instructions.
  4. You may also view a short tutorial in the Learning Hub section inside my.UIC.

For more information about the graduation process and your graduation review, contact Program Coordinator Jessica Chalmers or Graduate Studies Director Josh Radinsky.

If you are having problems with the online Intent to Graduate form, contact the Office of Admissions and Records at 312-996-4350.


Congratulations on your graduation!

As you're preparing to celebrate and looking toward your new chapter in life, learn more about how to order caps and gowns and how to stay connected to UIC and LSRI after graduation.