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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 can apply for graduation before submitting a name change request through Friday, March 3, 2023.

Spring 2023 candidates wishing to change their name for the commencement program must submit their legal name change by Monday, April 10, 2023. To change the name that will be printed on the diploma, the deadline is Friday, May 19, 2023.


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