April 2014 Graduation Ceremonies
The April graduation ceremonies will be held on campus in the Graduation Hall (Alan Mitchell Sports Centre) from Monday 14 April - Thursday 17 April 2014.
- Monday, 14 April - Faculty of Education, Humanities & Law
- Tuesday, 15 April - Faculty of Social & Behavioural Sciences
- Wednesday, 16 April - Faculy of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
- Thursday, 17 April - Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Science and Faculty of Science and Engineering
Please refer to April 2014 Ceremony Allocations (XLSX 15KB) for your specific ceremony's date and time.
Applications for the April 2014 Graduation ceremonies are now open.
To be eligible to graduate in April 2014, you must be deemed "complete" by your Faculty Office by no later than the end of March 2014. If you have any queries regarding your completion, please contact your Faculty Office for further information.
Applying to Graduate
There are several steps you need to complete to ensure you can graduate:
Step 1 - Check eligibility: Please refer to the above criteria to ensure you are eligible to graduate. Eligible students will automatically receive graduation information in February 2014, provided that:
• Your postal address is current and correct in the Student Information System AND
• Your Faculty Office have completed you/deemed you as ‘potentially complete’ in the Student System.
If you are unsure whether you have completed the requirements of your award, please contact your Faculty Office.
Step 2 - Online application: Submit an online application form by the closing date, Wednesday 19 March, 2014. If you submit your application correctly you will receive a confirmation of application at your nominated e-mail address upon submission.
Step 3 - Payment: Pay for your academic dress hire before the due date, 4 April 2014. This can be paid by cheque, money order or credit card. Cheques and money orders are to be made payable to Flinders University and sent to the Cashier’s Office, GPO Box 2100 Adelaide SA 5001. Credit card payments can be made online via iPay.
Students must also pay all debts to the University; these include debts to the library, as well as other fees. Your parchment, academic transcript and Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement will not be released to you until all outstanding debts have been finalised.
Step 4 - Check your graduation status online: Check your Graduation Status in the Student Information System. This will become active within 10 days after you apply to graduate. If your status shows as "Expected to Graduate", your eligibility to graduate is yet to be confirmed. A status of "Pass" indicates your degree is completed and you are approved for graduation. If your status indicates that you are “Expected to Graduate” but you believe it should read “Pass”, please contact your Faculty Office for advice.
Step 5- Check your confirmation letter: Eligible graduands will receive a confirmation letter in April, please ensure you read this carefully. If you have not received one by 9 April, please contact the Graduation Office immediately to confirm your participation in the April ceremonies.
Step 6 - Academic Dress and Tickets:Academic dress may be hired from the University for the following cost: Gown $29.50, Hood $13.00, Mortar Board $7.50. Payments can be made online through the University's online payment service, iPay, or in person in the Registry Building, Flinders University.
Academic dress hire payment is due Friday 4 April 2014.
Collection of Academic Dress:
Academic dress must be collected from room N332 in Sturt North Wing at Flinders University (building 2 on the campus map, near car park 14) the day before your ceremony.
Returning of Academic Dress:
All academic dress must be returned to N330 at Sturt North Wing (near car park 14) by 7:00pm on the day of your ceremony.
The academic dress hire rooms will be open on the following dates and times:
- Friday 11 April: 2:00pm - 7:00pm (collection for Monday 14 April ceremonies)
Saturday 12 April: 10:00am - 2:00pm (collection for Monday 14 April ceremonies)
Monday 14 April: 9:00am - 7:00pm (collection for Tuesday 15 April and returning Monday ceremonies)
- Tuesday 15 April: 9:00am - 7:00pm (collection for Wednesday 16 April ceremonies and returning Tuesday ceremonies)
- Wednesday 16 April: 9:00am - 7:00pm (collection for Thursday 17 April ceremonies and returning Wednesday ceremonies
- Thursday 17 April: 9:00am - 7:00pm (returning Thursday ceremonies)
Step 7- Graduation Day Procedures: Confirm your attendance in the Registration Tent at Flinders University, at least one hour prior to the ceremony. For further information please refer to: On the Day.
Please visit the Graduation FAQs page for a huge range of information and answers to your graduation queries.