Applications, instructions and guidelines

Request for graduation

Always read the graduation instructions of your programme first.
After reading the instructions you may apply for graduation through your study plan on Sisu either after you have submitted your last study attainment or after you have fully completed the studies included in your degree.

Graduation instructions of degree programmes

Click your programme from the list on the page linked below and select Graduation.

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All current programmes at Aalto University

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To apply for graduation in Sisu

Method 1: Request graduation after you have submitted the last study attainment needed for your degree.

  1. You can submit a request for graduation on Sisu immediately after completing your last study attainment (for example your thesis or a maturity essay).
    • Submit the request by going to the degree programme information sheet of the programme you have completed.
  2. Open the ‘Structure of studies’ section.
  3. In your study plan, click on the code of your degree programme.
  4. The ‘Graduation’ section contains a ‘Request graduation’ button.
  5. First read Aalto University’s graduation instructions.
  6. Then click the ‘Request graduation’ button and fill in the request form.

Method 2: Request graduation after you have completed all studies included in your degree

  1. You can request graduation immediately after all studies included in your degree have been assessed on Sisu.
    • The status of your study plan has to be ‘Parts completed’.
  2. Open the ‘Structure of studies’ section.
    • A green banner at the top of the page states that you can now submit a request for graduation.
  3. In your study plan, click on the title of your degree programme. The selection assistant appears on the right-hand side.
  4. Click on the link ‘Request graduation’ and fill in the request form.

How to cancel a request for graduation

If you need to, you can cancel your request for graduation. You can cancel your graduation request if its status is ‘Requested’. If the status is ‘In progress’, you cannot cancel the request. Contact the learning services of your programme if you need help:Find your programme page and click Contact InformationYou can edit your study plan after you cancel your graduation request. Then submit a new graduation request. Note: If you cancel a request, you cannot reactivate it for processing.

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