Coronavirus Information and Update: Fall 2021 Plans

Applying for Juris Doctor Graduation

In October of every year, students are required to complete the online Graduation Application form and submit the signed Program Evaluation to the Law Registrar’s Office by the end of the month.

An email will be sent to all students asking them to complete the task by the deadline:

October 31st for January (Fall) or May (Spring) graduation dates.

The email will ask you to complete the following steps:

Step 1

Fill out and submit the Graduation Application form. Some of the information requested includes:

  • Your name in the manner you wish it to appear on your diploma
  • Your anticipated degree date
  • Your hometown and state for the commencement program
  • Your height, weight and head size information for your regalia order if you plan to participate in the commencement ceremony

There are no fees that students pay for graduation or participation in our commencement ceremony. Tickets are not required for guests and all potential graduates will receive a set of graduation announcements.

Step 2

Log into your WebAdvisor account and select the option “Program Evaluation” found on WebAdvisor.

Select Juris Doctor program and click submit. Next review, print, and sign your Program Evaluation. The signature line is found at the bottom of the form. This evaluation shows your degree progress to date.

Step 3

Submit your signed Program Evaluation in person to the Law Registrar’s Office in the Legal Research Center or fax it to us at 503-768-6850 by the deadline indicated above. You may also scan it and email it to us at

You’re finished!

Commencement Ceremony

The Lewis & Clark Law School holds one commencement ceremony in May on a Saturday. Degree candidates who are eligible to participate include degree candidates from January or May. Degree candidates must file their completed degree application with the Law Registrar’s Office by the published deadline. To read more information on commencement, go to our commencement page.

Questions? Call 503-768-6614 or email