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Throughout your academic career, you should be reviewing your MyDegree to ensure you are on track for your anticipated graduation date. Make sure the information is correct - this includes all minors, certificates, double majors, and dual degrees are declared. Transfer credits should also be reflected in the appropriate areas.
Your cumulative GPA for the semester prior to graduation is used to determine if you receive honors at the commencement ceremony. Your diploma and transcript will include all semesters that you attended Ferris. Students graduating with honors may be eligible to wear honor cords at the Commencement ceremony.
Transfer students with 30 or more Ferris credit hours are eligible to graduate with honors, but only Ferris credits are used to determine honors.
Students are permitted to participate in Commencement if they are close to completing their graduation requirements. For example, if a student needs to take a course or two during the summer semester to finish their program, they may participate in May Commencement or wait until December Commencement.
Participating in Commencement is not a certification of graduation, but rather a ceremony that celebrates a student's academic achievements. Therefore, participation in any Commencement ceremony does not affirm that a student has satisfactorily completed all degree requirements.
Students must satisfy all of their degree requirements before they receive their diploma.