Students should apply for graduation two semesters before they expect to complete graduation requirements. Degrees are granted in may of each year. Students completing degree requirements will have degree completion posted to their academic transcript for the term of completion.
For graduation with honors a student must meet the minimum scholastic grade point average requirement of 3.50 on all earned hours. Students earning a 3.50-3.69 GPA receive the designation cum laude; students earning a 3.70-3.89 GPA receive the designation magna cum laude; and students earning a 3.90-4.00 GPA receive the designation summa cum laude. The honors designation is printed on the student's diploma and remains on the permanent record.