Commencement is an exciting time. Before you get swept up in the frenzy, take a minute to make sure you’ve met the adult bachelor degree requirements.

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Nothing matches the feeling of accomplishment that comes with earning your adult bachelor degree. But you want to be absolutely certain you’ve met all the requirements for the program. Here’s a checklist of what needs to be done in order to graduate and participate in commencement at Wingate University:

  • Complete a minimum of 120 credit hours, all hours required for your major(s) and the required Global Perspectives and University Foundations courses.
  • Complete at least 40 credit hours at the 300 and 400 course level.
  • Carry a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 in your major(s) and overall.
  • Earn a minimum of 30 credit hours from Wingate University.
  • Apply for commencement by submitting your application to the registrar.
  • Pass your exit examinations.
  • Clear all financial obligations with Wingate University in order to receive your diploma and final transcripts.
  • Complete all of your coursework by the date of graduation.

Claim Your Adult Bachelor Degree

Note to August graduates: You can participate in commencement if you complete all the adult bachelor degree requirements at Wingate University by the end of the second summer term and have a 2.0 GPA. You also need to have paid in full for necessary coursework before commencement and have no outstanding financial obligations to the university.

More Questions?

Give us a call at 980-359-1030. We don’t want anything holding up your big day!