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Requirements

Undergraduate students within two semesters (90 or more credits) of completing their degree requirements are eligible to apply for graduation. The minimum requirements for graduation clearance are 120 credits and a 2.0 GPA.

Graduate students within two semesters (15 or more credits) of completing their degree requirements are eligible to apply for graduation. The minimum requirement for graduation clearance is a 3.0 GPA.

A review, by both the academic department and the Registrar's Office, is conducted for each candidate's status towards completion of the degree requirements. All majors, minors, and certificates are reviewed, as well as the general education requirements. In-progress coursework, including incomplete grades, will be included in the calculations when determining a student's eligibility graduation. Students who have not officially applied to graduate will not be reviewed for graduation clearance.

Eligibility for Commencement Participation

Students who are enrolled to complete all degree requirements by the end of the spring semester participate in the May commencement ceremony. Undergraduate students who complete their requirements during the winter session may participate in the following May commencement ceremony.

Students who are enrolled to complete all degree requirements by the end of the fall semester participate in the December commencement ceremony. Undergraduate students who complete their degree requirements in the summer session may participate in the following December commencement ceremony.

Students may only participate in one commencement ceremony based upon the semester in which all degree requirements have been met.

Exceptions for commencement participation will not be considered.