Students must meet the following criteria in order to be eligible to graduate:

  • successfully complete all courses pertaining to their program plan 
  • achieve clear academic standing 
  • achieve a minimum GPA of 2.00 
  • clear all outstanding fees 
  • meet their English Proficiency Graduation Requirement for their program (Health Sciences only)
  • return all Univerisity equipment and books

Applying to Graduate:

Students must submit an Application to Graduate by the published deadline to be considered for graduation and to receive their diplomas:

Fall Semester

Diploma Conferral Date
January 15
Deadline to Apply for Graduation
October 15

winter Semester

Diploma Conferral Date
Graduation Ceremony Date
Deadline to Apply for Graduation
February 15

intersession Semester

Diploma Conferral Date
July 15
Deadline to Apply for Graduation
March 15


  • If a student is graduating from more than one program, an Application to Graduate form must be submitted to the Admissions and Registration Department for each certificate or diploma.
  • There is only one official Graduation Ceremony which is held in Spring.