Application Forms

We have had a marked increase in students completing the wrong Application for Graduation form.  Before completing the application, please, verify your degree program with your degree plan or unofficial transcript.

Please note that we do not offer "BA," "BS," or "AA" degrees at the San Antonio campus.

Students are required to complete the correct application before their file will be processed for graduation. 

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December Commencement Ceremony

Our upcoming commencement ceremony will take place on December 2, 2016. We will be celebrating the achievements of our Summer (August) and Fall (November) graduates at this ceremony.


Please refer to the Application Forms link (to the left) and the important application dates (below) for further information.

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Application Dates

We are accepting graduation applications for the Winter term beginning September 1st, 2016. The deadline to apply for graduation for students planning to complete all Wayland coursework with the Winter term is November 15, 2016.


Applications for graduation from students completing their Wayland coursework in the Winter, 2016-2017 term, will be accepted from September 1, 2016 - November 15, 2016.

*Summer and Fall graduates walk in our December 2nd ceremony.  Winter and Spring graduates walk in our June 23rd ceremony.

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Diploma packages for Summer 2016 are now available!  Diploma packages for Summer graduates will be ready mid-October. Students in the San Antonio metro area are required to pick up their diploma packages at the IH 35 campus and show a photo ID.

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Ring Days

A Josten's representative will be on campus to take class ring orders. 

Monday, November 28, 2016 (2:00 pm to 6:00 pm) and Tuesday, November 29, 2016 (12:00 pm to 6:00 pm) in the Main Campus Student Lounge

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 Wayland Baptist University
Attn: Graduation
11550 IH 35 North
San Antonio, TX 78233.

Tickets are not required to attend Commencement.

 Announcements, rings, and custom diploma frames are available through the University Bookstore.


Commencement Site Directions