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Senior Graduation Information

APPLYING FOR GRADUATION:
If you have completed all of the requirements for graduation, submit your online diploma application through the Registrar’s Office (https://www.ugadmissions.rutgers.edu/Diploma/Login.aspx) during:
January 1- March 31 for a May/June dated degree
Check your class year, major(s), and minor(s) for accuracy. If they need to be changed contact the Registrar’s Office.
ONLY STUDENTS WHO HAVE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED ALL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS MAY PARTICIPATE IN THE COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY.
 

FINAL GRADUATION CERTIFICATION
To graduate, you must meet the following degree conditions:
A. Earn a minimum of 30 of the final 42 credits as a regularly enrolled undergraduate at Rutgers Camden including 12 credits in the major.
B. Complete at least 120 credits with a cumulative average of 2.0 or better (C+ or better in nursing courses and a C in required non-nursing courses).
C. Fulfill all general requirements of the college.
D. Fulfill the specific requirements of a major program.
E. Discharge all academic, disciplinary, and financial obligations to the university
 

MINORS
Minors must be indicated on the online diploma application.  Contact the Registrar’s Office to have minors noted correctly on your academic record.  Your minor department will approve the minor.
 

GRADUATION WITH HONORS
Students may graduate with honors if they complete at least 45 credits at Rutgers University as a matriculated student and earn cumulative grade point averages of: Cum Laude– 3.50, Magna Cum Laude – 3.75, Summa Cum Laude – 3.90. Honors classifications are determined at the end of the student’s last semester. These averages are precise; rounding up is not done. Honors graduates may purchase red cords from the Bookstore to wear at Commencement. Honors designations are noted on the diploma, the transcript and the Commencement Program.
 

FINANCIAL AID
Students who received a Federal Loan while at Rutgers, are required to complete an Exit Interview. This can be completed on-line at http://www.studentabc.rutgers.edu/exits . Failure to complete this requirement will result in a financial hold placed on the transcript. To obtain a complete listing of all Federal loans received at Rutgers and any other school, visit www.nslds.ed.gov