Apply to graduate


If you intend to graduate you must complete a graduation application. Submit one application for each programme of study completed.

Applications close:

Auckland April Ceremonies:  1 February

Palmerston North & Wellington May Ceremonies:  1 March

Palmerston North November Ceremonies:  1 September

Not attending a graduation ceremony - Academic Board meetings are held throughout the year.  You can apply at any time and your application will be entered into next available board meeting.

A ceremony may reach capacity before the specified cut off dates above. Applications received once the ceremony is full will be put onto a shortlist and you will be contacted by the Graduation Office - Academic Services.

Results for students completing their qualification in Semester Two will not be finalised in time to be able to graduate at a November Ceremony, please do not apply for this ceremony.

Apply online to graduate

Submit your student ID and password to proceed to the next step of applying to graduate. Forgotten your password? Request your password online or contact us.

Student ID:

Paper applications

2015 Graduation Application (159 KB)

Academic dress hire

Auckland ceremonies

Apply for academic dress online (opens in a new window). Orders need to be placed well before graduation week.  Or download the following application and send to the New Zealand Federation of Graduate Women address supplied on the application.  Applications for Auckland academic dress hire close 1 March:

Palmerston North/Wellington ceremonies

Apply for academic dress online (opens in a new window) or download the following application and send to the Academic Dress Hire address supplied on the application:

Where to post your graduation application

Post your completed Graduation application to:
Graduation Applications
Academic Services
Massey University
Private Bag 11222
Manawatu Box Lobby
Palmerston North  4442

You can also request an application form by:

  • Phone: 0800 MASSEY (0800 627 739)
  • Email:
  • Collect a form from your Massey campus Contact Centre

Find out which graduation ceremony you will be attending  

Ceremony splits can be found at the following links:

Auckland ceremonies

Palmerston North May ceremonies

Wellington ceremonies

Palmerston North November ceremonies

Outstanding fees or fines to Massey University

All Massey University fees and fines will need to be cleared before you are able to graduate.

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