Graduate Advising

Graduate Advising Office, Student Services Center

September 3, 2015
by marcusj

Are you planning to graduate? Read This!!!


Graduation applications for the Winter 2016 term are due no later than 6 p.m. on January 25, 2016. A late application fee will apply after this date. There is a $85 fee due with your application. Applications received from January 26th through February 8th will be assessed a $100.00 late fee. Applications WILL NOT be accepted after February 8th.

Complete your graduation application online via myFranklin . Simply click on the myTools link under your Shortcuts tab to access your graduation application.  Please note that if your application is denied or you do not graduate this term, you will be responsible for reapplying for graduation and paying applicable fees in the next term you are eligible.  Information regarding your upcoming graduation can be found at:

Outstanding balances: All outstanding balances must be paid in full by April 22nd in order to pick up your regalia and participate in the graduation ceremony. However, all payments by check must be submitted no later than April 8th. Franklin will not issue diplomas or transcripts to students with unpaid balances.

Students with Deferred Tuition: If you are on the Deferred Tuition Payment Plan, any outstanding tuition balance is due in advance of the normal deferred payment date. There is no extension allowed as in other trimesters.

Preliminary Degree Audit: You will receive an email from your Academic Advisor confirming the status of completion toward your degree requirements.

September 3, 2015
by marcusj

New Career Resource “myCareerBeam” is here!!!


To access myCareerBeam log in to, Shortcuts, Administrative.

Franklin University is excited to announce our new virtual Career Success Center. We have partnered with CareerBeam to bring you the best career development information, company and industry research tools available in the market. Just a few highlights and features now available to you include:

  • Assessments & exercises combining into a Career Profile Report to help you define your best career path
  • Research hundreds of industries for recent developments, business challenges, trends, financial information, and opportunities
  • Resume and Cover Letter Builders that take you step by step through the process of creating accomplishment-based materials
  • Reference and Thank You letter Builders to see your job search through to placement
  • Interview preparation materials and videos to effectively present the value you bring to prospective employers
  • Research databases to identify target companies and industries and locate contacts within for valuable networking opportunities
  • The most updated job posting databases containing millions of jobs from multiple sources including internships, entry-level, professional and executive jobs. You can create alerts and find connections through social media.
  • Networking and Social Media sections will describe a few of the sites, including LinkedIn, that you should be engaging and tips on how to best utilize social media in your job search.
  • Lots of content including information needed for an international search, including a search of employers issuing H1-B visas, VISA requirements, and resume differences. A Government section focusing on applications, Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSA’s), resumes and interview tips for federal agencies. Entrepreneurial content to explore suitability and career options.  Military content to guide transition to the civilian workforce.