Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible to participate in the ceremony the following criteria must be met by candidates:

Bachelor's Degree

  • Complete a Graduation Application online. Email your completed application to audit@gvsu.edu or completed applications may be returned in person to the Student Assistance Center (Registrar's Office), 150 STU in Allendale or Grand Rapids Pew Campus, 115C DeVos Center, by Friday, March 11, 2016.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0; 2.5 GPA when required by the program.
  • Cumulative hours earned and fall semester enrollment must equal a minimum of 120 semester hours.

Doctorate/Master's Degree

  • Complete a Graduation Application online. Email your completed application to audit@gvsu.edu or completed applications may be returned in person to the Student Assistance Center (Registrar's Office), 150 STU in Allendale or Grand Rapids Pew Campus, 115C DeVos Center, by Friday, March 11, 2016.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  • Cumulative hours earned and fall semester enrollment must equal the requisite hours for the master's degree earned.

For questions, contact the Student Assistance Center (Registrar's Office), 150 Student Services Building, 616-331-3327.