College of Education - Graduation Application Process

Instructions to College of Education Candidates for Completing the Graduation Application Process.

1. Apply for Graduation through EKU Direct

  • log on to EKU Direct
  • Click "Student Services and Financial Aid"
  • Click "Student Records"
  • Click "Apply to Graduate"

2. Complete Required Graduation Surveys

Your satisfaction with, and reactions to, your education and student life experiences at Eastern are important to us, and will be used in educational planning. Because each survey is anonymous, you must complete each survey in one sitting. You cannot save a partially completed survey for completion at a later time. The completion verification form will be generated by the online survey software after you have completed and submitted your responses to the survey. Click the hyperlink below, read the online instructions and complete the surveys as directed. 

3. Exit Examinations

Have you registered for or completed required PRAXIS examinations and the *PLT exam for teacher certification? For additional information regarding PRAXIS, visit Praxis Information Remember.....PRAXIS is a graduation requirement! You must take the PRAXIS to graduate.....Pass the PRAXIS Exams to be certified. *IECE majors are not required to take the PLT exam. Questions concerning PRAXIS exams or PLT exam should be directed to Melanie Shaffer 859.622.1828

*IECE majors do not take the PLT exam

4. Graduation Fee

The graduation fee of $50 will automatically be assessed by Student Account Services. This fee covers the cost of your cap and gown, administrative and alumni association dues fee.

If you have any questions or concerns and need to talk to Melanie Shaffer, Tracking Specialist, please schedule an appointment. You may call 859-622-1828 or stop by the office in Bert Combs 423

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