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 GRADUATION INFORMATION

 


General Information

The Office of Admissions/Registrar certifies eligibility to participate in commencement exercises for those studentsplanning to receive an associate degree and/or certificate.  General graduation requirements can be found in the Graduation section of the Galveston College Catalog.  Additional program requirements for graduation can be found under the Degree Plans and Programs of Study section of the Catalog. 

*Please note: All students are strongly encouraged to visit with an advisor prior to applying for graduation to ensure all graduation requirements have been met.


Commencement


Galveston College offers one formal commencement exercise held at the end of the Spring semester.  All graduating students are encouraged to participate in the ceremony.  There is one formal commencement exercise held at the end of spring semester.  Please check the Galveston College website as commencement approaches for ceremony details.


Graduation With Honors

Students who are graduating with an Associate degree (A.A., A.S., or A.A.S), who have at least 24 semester hours in residence, who have completed at least two semesters at Galveston College, and who have a grade point average of at least 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale) on all work attempted will graduate cum laude (with honors). 
 
Students who are graduating with an Associate degree, who have at least 24 semester hours in residence, who have completed at least two semesters at Galveston College, and who have a grade point average of at least 3.75 (on a 4.0 scale) on all work attempted will graduate magna cum laude (with high honors). 
 
Students who are graduating with an Associate degree, who have at least 24 semester hours in residence, who have completed at least two semesters at Galveston College, and who have a grade point average of at least 3.9 (on a 4.0 scale) on all work attempted will graduate summa cum laude (with highest honors).


Diplomas

Diplomas will not be available at the time of the commencement ceremony.  All graduates are encouraged to pick up their diploma at Admissions within 30 days after the semester ends in which they plan to graduate.  Diplomas not picked up within this time period will be mailed to the student.


Replacement diplomas may be requested by filling out the Request for Replacement Diploma form.  There is a $10 charge per reprinted copy.  You may mail payment along with your request form or via telephone by calling 409-944-1362.  Please mail or fax your request form to:

Galveston College Admissions Office

4015 Avenue Q

Galveston, TX  77550

Fax: 409-944-1501

 

Updated 5/5/2014 - Content Author tbranum