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Exam, Graduation and Diploma Information

Final Exam Information

Final exams will be given in the same room in which the lecture component has been held, unless the assigned faculty is otherwise informed by the Registrar’s Office. A detailed exam schedule will be available for download from this web page approximately two weeks prior to finals week.

Fall 2021 Final Exam Schedule

Fall Semester Final Exams will be held December 20-22, 2021

Regular Class Day Regular Class Time Exam Day Exam Time
MWF 8:00 a.m. Tuesday 8:00 a.m.
MWF 9:15 a.m. Monday 12:00 p.m.
MWF 10:30 a.m. Wednesday 10:00 a.m.
MWF 11:45 a.m. Tuesday 12:00 p.m.
MWF 1:00 p.m. Monday 2:00 p.m.
MWF 2:15 p.m. Tuesday 2:00 p.m.
MWF 3:30 p.m. Wednesday 2:00 p.m.
MWF 4:30 p.m. Monday 4:00 p.m.
TR 8:00 a.m. Tuesday 10:00 a.m.
TR 10:00 a.m. Wednesday 8:00 a.m.
TR 12:00 p.m. Monday 8:00 a.m.
TR 2:00 p.m. Tuesday 4:00 p.m.
TR 4:30 p.m. Wednesday 4:00 p.m.

Evening courses that meet only once a week at 5:00 p.m. or later will meet for final exams at 6:00 p.m. on the regular meeting day during finals. All courses not covered by this schedule will meet for final exams on a day and at a time set by the course instructor in consultation with the Registrar’s Office.

Spring 2022 Final Exam Schedule

Spring Semester Final Exams will be held May 9-12, 2022

Regular Class Day Regular Class Time Exam Day Exam Time
MWF 8:00 a.m. Tuesday 12:00 p.m.
MWF 9:15 a.m. Thursday 12:00 p.m.
MWF 10:30 a.m. Tuesday 10:00 a.m.
MWF 11:45 a.m. Thursday 10:00 a.m.
MWF 1:00 p.m. Monday 10:00 a.m.
MWF 2:15 p.m. Monday 12:00 p.m.
MWF 3:30 p.m. Thursday 2:00 p.m.
MWF 4:30 p.m. Tuesday 4:00 p.m.
TR 8:00 a.m. Monday 8:00 a.m.
TR 10:00 a.m. Wednesday 8:00 a.m.
TR 12:00 p.m. Monday 2:00 p.m.
TR 2:00 p.m. Wednesday 10:00 a.m.
TR 4:30 p.m. Wednesday 4:00 p.m.

Evening courses that meet only once a week at 5:00 p.m. or later will meet for final exams at 6:00 p.m. on the regular meeting day during finals. All courses not covered by this schedule will meet for final exams on a day and at a time set by the course instructor in consultation with the Registrar’s Office.

Graduation Process

Apply to Graduate

All students planning to graduate must complete an application to graduate. The deadline to apply in order for a graduate’s name to be included in the Commencement Program is as shown in the application availability section below. There are no exceptions to the deadline for the Commencement Program.

Be advised that the student is responsible for the accurate representation of their name and diploma mailing address. The Registrar’s Office will not alter the information provided on the original Application to Graduate without direct contact by the student. It is imperative that the student communicate directly with the Registrar’s Office regarding any needed changes. Contact registrar@css.edu.

Application Instructions

Follow these steps to Apply to Graduate (Note. You must complete an application for each degree or certificate)

  1. Log in to my.css.edu
  2. Under the Search my.CSS bar on the left-hand side of the screen, type in “Graduation Application”
  3. A new webpage will open, please review this tab for application information.
  4. Click on the Application to Graduate link.
  5. Review the step-by-step instructions and complete the application to graduate
  6. Carefully review and Submit your application

During the application process, you will indicate if you are going to participate in the ceremony. If you want to shift your participation to a different ceremony, you should select the “undecided” radio button and follow up by contacting registrar@css.edu.

All questions related to the Application to Graduate should be directed to the Registrar’s Office, registrar@css.edu.

Deadlines and Application Availability

Fall 2021 Graduation

Application Availability: December 19, 2020 – November 5, 2021.
Deadline to Apply: For advisement purposes, traditional undergraduates should apply by February 1, 2021. Graduate, Extended, and Online students should apply by September 30, 2021.

To apply after the listed deadline, you must contact registrar@css.edu.

Spring 2021 Ceremony

Application Availability: May 11, 2020-April 2, 2021
Deadline to Apply: For advisement purposes, traditional undergraduates should apply by September 30, 2020.  Graduate, Extended, and Online students should apply by February 1, 2021.

We will accept late applications; however, the graduate’s name will not appear in the Commencement Program for any application submitted after the above listed dates for “Application Availability.”  No exceptions.

To apply after the listed deadline, you must contact registrar@css.edu.

What to Expect

Watch for email from registrar@css.edu.  The email will contain important information specific to your diploma, commencement program listings, and Latin Honors should you qualify.  Respond to emails accordingly.

Watch for email from MarchingOrder requesting additional rsvp details surrounding commencement day activities.  Only students who have already applied to graduate will receive MarchingOrder notices.

Commencement Program: Listing of Graduates

Once the commencement program for an upcoming ceremony goes to press, you can view it here.  Students are given multiple opportunities to view how their name will display on the commencement program.  Once published to this page, no changes can be made as the version published here has already gone to press.

Replacement Diploma

Replacement/duplicate diplomas are ordered through a diploma company. We do not keep copies on site. Please allow 4 to 8 weeks for processing and delivery. You may place a replacement/duplicate diploma order online The cost is $50 for all diplomas and certificates. Additional fees apply if you select priority shipping.

Payment Options

We accept all major credit cards through the online ordering system.

To pay via check, you must submit a check, payable to The College of St. Scholastica, before the replacement diploma will be ordered. Please mail the check to:

Office of the Registrar
Attn: Diploma Payment
1200 Kenwood Ave.
Duluth, MN 55811.

Please be advised of the following for any payment(s) made to the college by check:
“PLEASE NOTE: When you provide a check as payment, you authorize us either to use information from your check to make a one-time electronic fund transfer from your account or to process the payment as a check transaction. For inquiries please call the College of St. Scholastica Business Office at 1-800-447-5444 or 723-6092. When we use information from your check to make an electronic fund transfer, funds may be withdrawn from your account as soon as the same day you make your payment, and you will not receive your check back from your financial institution.”

Diploma Information

The College of St. Scholastica includes the following information on diplomas:

    • Name
    • Degree awarded
    • Conferral date
    • Honors earned (if applicable)

Diplomas do not indicate minor or concentration. These details are recorded on the official transcript. Bachelors, Masters, and Certificate diplomas are printed on 8 x 10” paper and Doctoral diplomas are printed on 8.5 x 11” paper.

Diploma Name

Your name will appear as it did when you graduated. If your name has changed and want your order to reflect the change please provide a copy of your valid drivers license (front and back) or other legal document containing proof of the new name. Also, indicate if you would like the name change reflected in your official records.

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Room Scheduling

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