Students must apply for graduation with the Office of the Registrar by May 31 for fall and October 31 for spring and summer to ensure all requirements are met. Students are eligible to apply for graduation with 12 or less credit hours left to complete during the summer term. Exception: Students completing the BSN program may apply for graduation with 15 or less credit hours left to complete during the summer term. Students are required to participate in commencement exercises, unless prior written approval is obtained from the Registrar. The Commencement Ceremony is held annually in May. Individual programs may establish additional deadlines related to commencement. The appropriate program section of this Catalog should be consulted.