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Policy Statement

In unusual and extraordinary circumstances, students who are not eligible to graduate may request permission to participate in the May Commencement ceremony from the Vice President for Academic Affairs. These requests will be reviewed and approved or denied by the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

The Vice President for Academic Affairs also has the authority to grant exceptions for categories or groups of students.

Related Policies


03/12/04 - Approved by the President of the University as recommended by the Policy Committee of the University
05/02/08 - Revision approved by the President of the University as recommended by the Policy Committee of the University
02/03/15 - Editorial revision to change title from Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs to the Vice President for Academic Affairs.