Fees and charges
Graduation fees for October 2015
|Early bird graduation charge (from Wednesday 1 July 2015 to Monday 20 July 2015)||$170|
|Timely graduation charge (from Tuesday 21 July 2015 to Friday 31 July 2015)||$220|
|Late graduation charge (one week after payment deadline)||$270|
This fee is GST inclusive and covers:
- the hire of academic regalia,
- two guest tickets and
- light refreshments after the ceremony for you and your two guests.
Payment should be made at the time of lodging the online Application to Graduate by credit card via StudentConnect.
Do you have your own regalia?
If you have your own Deakin regalia or plan on purchasing your own regalia (or part thereof) relevant to the award from which you are graduating, please advise the Graduations Office and your graduation fee will be reduced by the relevant amount (see below). Graduates with their own regalia will need to show proof of purchase such as a receipt in order to receive a discount on the graduation fee. Graduation fee reductions are for 2015 ceremonies and include GST.
- Full regalia (gown, hood and trencher) - $77
- Gown only - $55
- Trencher (hat) only - $11
- Hood (colour) only - $11
Refund for ceremonies
If you are unable to attend your graduation ceremony, you should contact the Graduations Office immediately. Refunds can be arranged depending on the timing of notice. If a refund is granted, please allow up to 15 business days for a cheque to be sent to you.
|4 weeks notice from date of ceremony||Full refund|
|2-4 weeks notice from date of ceremony||$140.00 refund|
|Less than 2 weeks notice from date of ceremony||No refund|
Two guest tickets and the ticket for the graduate are included with the Graduation fee. Additional guest tickets can be purchased for ceremonies subject to availability. Additional tickets can only be purchased online. Further details regarding the purchase of additional guest tickets will be included in the ceremony information letter sent to all eligible graduates approximately 4-6 weeks prior to their ceremony date. Tickets sell out quickly, and once sold out there are no further tickets available. Tickets are non-refundable.
Additional guest ticket - $30
Deakin University reserves the right to limit the number of additional guest tickets available per graduand.
Subject to availability additional guest tickets may also be purchased immediately prior to the ceremony at the venue. We request that payment be made by EFTPOS.
Please note, if payment is not received by the due date, we reserve the right to re-allocate tickets.