Graduation Requirements

Graduation Requirements

Graduation at Booth University College occurs in October, February and April of each year. The approval of the Senate is given to present certificates and to confer degrees on students who have fulfilled Booth University College graduation requirements. A summary of these graduation requirements are listed below.

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT REQUIREMENTS

Graduation from any Booth University College program requires a student to achieve a passing grade (“D” or higher) in all courses required in the student’s program and an accumulated grade point average (CGPA) of 2.0 or higher in the course requirements of the program. Graduation from a Bachelor of Arts degree program requires a CGPA of 2.0 or higher and a grade of C (2.0) or higher in all courses in a student’s major. Graduation for the Bachelor of Social Work degree program requires a CGPA of 2.5 or higher and a grade of C+ (2.5) or higher in all social work courses.

Graduation ‘with distinction’ or ‘with great distinction’:

  • Students with a CGPA of 3.5 to 3.74 are graduated with distinction.
  • Students with a CGPA of 3.75 or higher are graduated with great distinction.
  • PARTICIPATION IN THE GRADUATION CEREMONY

    The privilege of participating in Booth University College’s graduation ceremony is given only to those who have fulfilled all graduation requirements. Exceptions are made only on the approval of the Academic Dean and the President.

    Application for Graduation:
    About four months before a scheduled convocation, Booth University College students who have been identified by their program head as a potential candidate for graduation will receive an email from the registrar’s office with an attached application for graduation form. When you receive this email, please note the deadline date for returning the completed form. There is a $75 graduation fee (which also covers the cost of the rental of the graduation gown, cap and hood), and if you miss the submission deadline, there is an additional $25 late fee charged. So get your graduation form in on time! If you have questions, please contact the Registrar.

    SETTLED ACCOUNTS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION

    Booth University College graduates students whose financial obligations to the university college have been fully met and who have returned all library materials and other university college materials and property for which they have had responsibility.

    EXIT SURVEY ABOUT STUDENT LOANS

    Booth University College students who have applied for Canada / Provincial student loans are required to complete an exit interview regarding their student loans before graduation.

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