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2016 Graduation

Graduation Application

The graduation application deadline for Fall 2015 graduates is October 31, 2015. The due date for Spring 2016 and Summer 2016 graduates is January 30, 2016. Please contact Kathy Harrison in the Registrar's Office (417-268-1025, with any questions.


  • Transfer credit must be posted on the AGTS transcript no later than Feb 15, 2016 for spring and summer 2016 graduates.
  • Summer enrollment may not exceed 6 hours.
  • Spring and summer graduation applications WILL NOT be submitted for approval until ALL course work through fall 2015 is completed.

2015–16 Graduation Application for Masters Students

2015–16 Graduation Application for PhD/ICS & DAIS Participants

2015–16 Graduation Application for DMin Participants
2015–16 Graduation Information for DMin Participants

Banquet Ticket & Photo Order Form

Ordering Diploma Frames


  • Rental - When you apply for graduation, you will provide measurement information necessary for renting the doctoral robe that you will wear at Commencement. The cost of that rental is included in your school fees.
  • Purchase – If you need a doctoral robe for future use after Commencement, you can purchase one through the company, Herff Jones. Call our representative directly: Tena Harman (417) 788-2291. She will provide all the information you need.


Commencement (top)

Commencement Dates (as listed on the three-year Academic Calendar):

  • May 5–7, Thurs.-Sat., 2016
  • May 4–6, Thurs.-Fri., 2017
  • May 3–5, Thurs.-Fri., 2018

Students completing requirements during the summer months will participate in commencement but will not be eligible to receive recognition for honors until grades are posted in August. Approval to be absent from commencement must be secured from the Academic Affairs Committee through the registrar (417-268-1025, by March 14.

Continuing Education graduates are encouraged to participate in graduation exercises at AGTS. Approval to participate at the extension site where the majority of their course work was completed must be secured through the AGTS Registrar's Office (417-268-1025, Commencement dates will vary according to location.

Graduation Requirements (top)

See the AGTS catalog for Graduation Requirements.

Honors (top)

Academic Honors

The following standards for honors are maintained:

  • 3.90-4.0—Summa cum laude
  • 3.80-3.89—Magna cum laude
  • 3.70-3.79—Cum laude

Eligible summer graduates must postpone this honor at commencement until all grades are processed at which time it will be posted on the transcript.

Honor Society

A limited number of graduates are elected into the Kappa Delta Chi Honor Society and Sigma Chi Honor Society each year by the faculty. (See AGTS Student Handbook for details.)

2015 Graduation




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