Petition to Graduate

Petition to Graduate

Planning to complete your degree requirements within the next academic year?  You must file your Petition to Graduate (PTG) at least two terms prior to your intended graduation date. The completion of the PTG is a graduation requirement and students must complete the form to have their HPU degree conferred. A PTG is required whether or not you intend to participate in the Graduation Ceremony. Please submit your PTG for the term in which you will complete all your courses and degree requirements, NOT the term you want to participate in the Graduation Ceremony, if different.

Example: You will complete all your classes and degree requirements at the end of the Fall 2022 term, but you wish to participate in the Spring 2023 ceremony. You will want to submit your PTG for Fall 2022 and let your Faculty Advisor know you wish to attend a diffferent ceremony than December 2022.


Important Information and Deadlines

Fall and Winter 2022:    PTG submission due by Friday, February 11, 2022

                                              **PTG submitted after February 11th will incur a $25 late fee**

                                               Last day to submit a late PTG for Fall or Winter 2022 Degree Conferral is Friday, March 4, 2022


How to Complete Your PTG

Step One:  The submission of the electronic PTG via your student portal by the published deadline.

Complete your PTG online through the MyHPU Portal and clicking “My Student Profile." Click here for step-by-step instructions.

This step ensures that you receive vital information related to degree completion and the Graduation Ceremony.  Please check your HPU email frequently for all graduation and degree conferral related communication.

Failure to meet PTG submission deadline will result in a late fee, may result in your name not appearing in the ceremony program, and non-conferral of your degree.


Step Two:  Meet with your Advisor.

Schedule a meeting with your advisor to review and complete a gradatuation audit form together. This is a helpful final step to be certain that you meet all degree conferral requirements and are in the correct courses that will lead to an on-time degree completion. Your advisor will then forward the graduation audit form to the Registrar's Office to begin review of your PTG.

Questions?  Please contact your Faculty Advisior or