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Graduating Candidates

The name on a student’s diploma will appear as the full legal name that Texas State University currently has on file. If the name on the student’s record is incorrect, the student must follow the personal information update procedure to change it. Students are still able to apply for graduation by Friday, June 29, 2018 without making the name change first.

Friday, August 17, 2018 is the deadline for Summer 2018 graduating students to change the legal name that will appear on their diploma. The deadline for students to change their name for the commencement program is Monday, July 9, 2018.

For more information on how to change your legal name on file, please visit the personal information update webpage. For more information on diplomas, including verifying your diploma address, please visit the diploma and certificates webpage.