Graduation Information

If you expect to complete your program requirements in spring or winter 2022, you are urged to fill out and submit the graduation application that will start by mid November. Students must apply for graduation. Academic degrees are not granted automatically. 

Note:
Failure to submit a timely graduation application will result in postponing your graduation to the following commencement (subject to eligibility).

Distribution of diplomas and rehearsal in the Joseph B and Ruth J.Ward Field

 

Ceremony Date and Time

Rehearsal Date and Time

HUSS School

 

Monday September 20, 2021

7:30 pm

Friday September 17, 2021

4 – 6 pm

GAPP School

 

Tuesday September 21, 2021

7:30 pm

Friday September 17, 2021

6:30 – 8:30 pm

SSE School

(Spring and fall 2020)

Thursday September 23, 2021

7:30 pm

Saturday September 18, 2021

5 – 7 pm

SSE School

(Spring 2021)

Monday September 27, 2021

7:30 pm

Saturday September 18, 2021

7 – 9 pm

BUSS School

(Spring and fall 2020)

Tuesday September 28, 2021

7:30 pm

Saturday September 25, 2021

6 – 8 pm

BUSS School

(Spring 2021)

Wednesday September 29, 2021

7:30 pm

Saturday September 25, 2021

8 – 10 pm

Note:

  • If you do not attend the rehearsal, your diploma will be removed, and your name will not be called out during the event
  • If you decide not to attend the distribution of diplomas, you should send an email

Graduation Honors

  • Summa cum laude = highest honors = cumulative GPA of 3.80
  • Magna cum laude = high honors = cumulative GPA of 3.60
  • Cum laude = honors = cumulative GPA of 3.40

Students who are granted 45 transfer credit hours or above (not in AUC residency) will follow different regulations for graduation honors:

  • Summa cum laude = highest honors = cumulative GPA of 3.90
  • Magna cum laude = high honors = cumulative GPA of 3.70
  • Cum laude = honors = cumulative GPA of 3.50

Distribution of diplomas and rehearsal in the Joseph B and Ruth J.Ward Field

 

Ceremony Date and Time

Rehearsal Date and Time

HUSS School

 

Monday September 20, 2021

7:30 pm

Friday September 17, 2021

4 – 6 pm

GAPP School

 

Tuesday September 21, 2021

7:30 pm

Friday September 17, 2021

6:30 – 8:30 pm

SSE School

(Spring and Fall 2020)

Thursday September 23, 2021

7:30 pm

Saturday September 18, 2021

5 – 7 pm

SSE School

(Spring 2021)

Monday September 27, 2021

7:30 pm

Saturday September 18, 2021

7 – 9 pm

BUSS School

(Spring and Fall 2020)

Tuesday September 28, 2021

7:30 pm

Saturday September 25, 2021

6 – 8 pm

BUSS School

(Spring 2021)

Wednesday September 29, 2021

7:30 pm

Saturday September 25, 2021

8 – 10 pm

Note:

  • If you do not attend the rehearsal, your diploma will be removed, and your name will not be called out during the event
  • If you decide not to attend the distribution of diplomas, you should send an email

Graduating students are entitled to free documents which consist of two graduation certificates; one written in Arabic and one in English received in your graduation diploma folder.