Graduation Information

Suppose you expect to complete your program requirements in the winter or spring of 2023. In that case, you are urged to complete and submit the graduation application (select the one applicable to your expected graduation term) starting November 1 to December 1, 2022, at the latest. Students must apply for graduation. Academic degrees are not granted automatically. 

Important Note: Failure to submit a timely graduation application will postpone your graduation to the following commencement (subject to eligibility).

 

 

Ceremony Date and Time 

 

Rehearsal Date and Time

 

Venue

Masters and PhD Graduate Students

 

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

7 - 9 pm

 

Monday, February 13, 2023

11 am - 1 pm

Bassily Auditorium

Bachelor Undergraduate Students

 

Saturday, February 18, 2023

12 - 2 pm

 

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

10 am - 12 pm

Joseph B. and Ruth J. Ward Field

 

Undergraduate Students

  • 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 email degreeaudit-ug@aucegypt.edu.

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

 

Graduate Students

  • 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 a gradregis@aucegypt.edu.

Graduating students are entitled to free documents consisting of two graduation certificates, one written in Arabic and one in English, in your graduation diploma folder.