In order to qualify for graduation a student must fulfill the following:
Complete the degree requirements in the major program as specified in the Prospectus
Complete at least 36 ECTS for the Master Degree, 60 ECTS for the Bachelor Degree or Higher Diploma in residence at the College and at least 30 ECTS for the Diploma in residence at the College.
Maintain a cumulative G.P.A. of at least 2.00 for all credits taken at the College.
Settle all financial obligations to the College before certification for graduation is granted.
Application for Graduation
Students who meet all graduation requirements listed above must file an application for graduation with the Registrar's Office by March 30th.
Application forms are available at the Registrar's Office. A fee is due on time of application. The college will not be responsible for non-graduation of any student who fails to submit the application for graduation.
Evaluation of courses for graduating students is done two weeks after the final exams. After the semester's grades have been processed, the Registrar's Office will check the student's academic records to ensure that the student qualifies for graduation. Students who face problems fulfilling course requirements towards their degree must consult the Registrar's Office.
Procedure for Issuance of a Degree/Higher Diploma/Diploma/Certificate
Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates are granted in January, June and July of each year. The Registrar's Office will proceed to issue a Degree / Higher Diploma / Diploma / Certificate when the student meets all graduation requirements. Degrees / Higher Diplomas / Diplomas / Certificates are issued one month after the end of each semester.
Students, who wish to attend the ANNUAL Graduation and Awards Ceremony of the College, must file an application with the Student Affairs Officer by March 30th. Students graduating at the end of Fall Semester are allowed to attend the Annual Graduation Ceremony. It is the policy of the College to allow students who are expected to graduate in the Summer Session to take part in the Graduation Ceremony immediately proceeding.
Degrees are not awarded at the Graduation Ceremony. Participation in the Graduation Ceremony does not imply that the student has completed graduation requirements.
Bachelor degree students are identified for high academic achievement as follows:
SUMMA CUM LAUDE final G.P.A. of 3.85-4.00
MAGNA CUM LAUDE final G.P.A. of 3.65-3.84
CUM LAUDE final G.P.A. of 3.50-3.64
To be eligible for honors, students must complete at least 30 credits at the College. Only the College credits are considered in determining eligibility for such honors.