Please notice that if you graduate in August, you apply for degree certificate according to this process even if your personal study plan is in SISU!
You can graduate when your thesis has been approved, evaluated and accepted and all study attainments have been completed.
NOTE! Remember that when you graduate you have to be enrolled as a present student and pay the student union fee for the semester. If you graduate on August, you have to enroll for autumn semester and pay the student union fee (for autumn semester); if you graduate on January, you have to enroll for spring semester and pay the student union fee.
- application for master's thesis topic, form 1A (topic can be confirmed when student has completed his/her possible complementary studies)
Topic has to be confirmed before uploading the thesis to LUTPub. PSP will also be checked when applying for master's thesis topic.
Phases in graduation:
- assessment of master's thesis (form 1B) (can be sent without the URN-address of the thesis) and
- application for master's degree certificate/approval for the degree (form 1C)
Please note that applications are binding – for example returning thesis assessment form you commit to your thesis being evaluated and accepted according to the schedule. When a thesis has been uploaded to LUTPub (instructions) it can't be changed nor will it be removed from the database. Both applications can be processed during same month (thesis and graduation).
Applying for graduation
After completing your degree you apply for degree certificate and approval for the degree with form 1C. Graduate will attach his/her final PSP - it will be checked and degree certificate will be written according to it.
If you have additional non-obligatory studies which you don't want to include in your degree, a separate certificate can be written.
Send the form with attachments to one of the following addresses: KATI.Opintopalvelut(at)lut.fi (Business Administration students), Tutatdk.Opintosihteerit(at)lut.fi (Industrial Management and Computer Science students) and Opintopalvelut.Teknillinen(at)lut.fi (technology students). Forms can be sent before the deadline.
- Application for Master's Degree Certificate (Technology) (Form 1C)
- Approval for the degree of Master of Science (Econ. & Bus. Admin.) (1C)
Graduation and degree certificate
When graduate's degree has been checked he/she will receive an invitation to the graduation ceremony by email. Graduation ceremonies are held once a month (not incl. July) and in the ceremony rector will hand out degree certificates.
If graduate is unable to participate in the ceremony, LUT Student Services will send the certificate during the next working day by a registered mail to the address given in the form 1C.
Schedules for graduates:
User accounts and graduation
A student's LUT user account expires on the day of graduation. Students are asked to transfer their e-mail traffic to another e-mail address well before the graduation date. Forwarding arrangements cannot be made after the account expires. Please save any necessary messages before the expiration of the account.
Keys belonging to university can be returned to main lobby's infodesk (room 1133) before graduating.