Graduation

Spring 2021

Applying for Graduation


All students planning to graduate SPRING 2021 must apply for graduation online through AUK self-service beginning April 18th, 2021. The final application deadline is May 20th, 2021 (No applications will be accepted after the deadline).

Important Information for Graduation Applicants:
  • Applying for graduation is required whether or not you attend the commencement ceremony. 
  • Application for Graduation filing fee is KD 50. All students are to pay the KD 50 charge (Scholarships do not cover the graduation fees). Payment of the charge is through your self-service account.
  • Student who applied in a previous semester and did not meet the graduation requirements must complete the graduation application again.
  • Students who paid the graduation fee in a previous semester will not have to pay it again.
Documents required for Graduation
All Spring 2021 graduate applicants need to send (using AUK email) the Office of the Registrar with the below required documents no later than June 24, 2021.

Kuwaiti Graduates:
  • Valid copy of civil ID.
  • Valid copy of the passport.
  • To whom it may concern from “Ministry of Social Affairs” (شهادة لمن يهمه الأمر من وزارة الشؤون الاجتماعية والعمل)
  • To whom it may concern from “The Public Institution for Social Security” (شهادة لمن يهمه الأمر من المؤسسة العامة للتأمينات الاجتماعية)
  • Continuing Marriage Certificate for married students only (استمرارية زواج للطلبة المتزوجين)
 
Children of Kuwaiti mothers:
  • Valid copy of civil ID.
  • Valid copy of the passport.
  • To whom it may concern from “Ministry of Social Affairs” (شهادة لمن يهمه الأمر من وزارة الشؤون الاجتماعية والعمل)
  • To whom it may concern from “The Public Authority of Manpower” (شهادة لمن يهمه الأمر من هيئة القوى العاملة)
  • Copy of mother’s nationality certificate (صورة من جنسية الام)
  • Copy of mother’s civil ID.
  • Copy of student’s birth certificate.
 
Non-Kuwaiti Graduates:
  • Valid copy of Civil ID.
  • Valid copy of the Passport.

Diploma Information
Diplomas and transcripts for all graduating students will be issued upon verification of completion of all degree requirements after the final grades of Spring 2021 are out. Graduation documents will be sent to the private universities council (PUC) for the official equivalency letter. (it usually takes weeks to be issued).
  • As per PUC rules, graduate students are not allowed to get any type of completion letter before their equivalency letter is ready.
  • Financial holds must be cleared prior to graduation or your diploma will be held and results in a delay in your graduation documents.
  • Delay in submitting the requested documents will result in a delay in your graduation documents.
     

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