Graduation Application and Clearance Policy

Sponsor:

Office of Academic Affairs

Contact:

College Registrar

Category:

Academic and Student Affairs

Number:

300.107

Effective Date:

1000/07/01

Review Date:

2013/06/01

Implementation History:

Keywords:

graduation, clearance

Background Information:

Purpose

To define the final date of student’s liability and eligibility for financial aid.

Definitions

Statements

The final date of a student’s liability for tuition and eligibility for financial aid is the end date of the last term of enrollment.

The center recommends the student for graduation when all activities for degree completion have been accomplished. Upon receipt of the center recommendation, the Office of the Registrar conducts an academic clearance. Student Accounts conducts a financial clearance.

A student who is graduating is classified as a student until an official degree award date has been assigned signifying that his/her name has been forwarded to the SUNY Board of Trustees with a recommendation for degree conferral.

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