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Graduation


Requirements for Graduation

To be awarded an Undergraduate degree from the University of Mount Olive, a student must:

  • Be in good standing at the University

  • Must complete at least 126 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 on all studies at the University of Mount Olive with no grade lower than C on required major courses.

  • Complete minimum residence-hour requirements: 18 semester hours in residence for an Associate degree - 32 semester hours in residence, of which at least 18 semester hours must be in the major for the Baccalaureate degree

  • Fulfill all University and Departmental assessment requirements

  • Fulfill all financial obligations to the University

To be awarded a Graduate degree from the University of Mount Olive, a student must:

  • Be in good standing at the University

  • Complete all courses, including all academic requirements prior to graduation 

  • Must achieve a minimum cumulative grade point average of at least a 3.0 on all studies at the University of Mount Olive with no grade below C

  • Complete minimum residence of 24 semester hours 

  • Fulfill all financial obligations to the University

  • Note: Graduation requirements may vary for each specific graduate program. Requirements are currently housed within each Academic School, i.e., School of Arts and Sciences and Tillman School of Business.

     

How do I know if I am on track for graduation?

You may make an appointment with your advisor at your University of Mount Olive location, and they will check your progress toward graduation.

When should I file for graduation?

File with the Registrar an application for graduation by March 15th for the May Commencement, July 15th for the August Commencement, and November 15th for the December Commencement, and pay to the Business Office a nonrefundable graduation fee. (Students from the New Bern, Wilmington, Washington, Research Triangle Park and Jacksonville should contact their respective locations. There, you will complete your application and meet with your assessment counselor to ensure that all graduation requirements will be met.)

Note: Any extended application deadlines will be notated on the graduation applications.

 

The attached PowerPoint presentation and forms have been provided to assist you with the graduation process: