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Social Work Ceremony Eligibility

Students who complete their degree in August 2018, December 2018, May 2019, or August 2019* are eligible to participate in the 2019 Social Work ceremony. Questions about eligibility should be sent to your program.

MSW: Social Work Registrar or VAC Registrar
DSW: DSW Registrar
PhD: Malinda Sampson, PhD Program Manager
MSN: MSN Registrar

August Graduates

*August 2019 graduates can choose to participate in May 2019 or May 2020. Only students who have completed a minimum of units (see below) by the end of Fall 2018 and have a minimum 3.0 GPA will be included in the printed program and eligible for Dean’s List. Students matriculating in August 2019 who do not meet these requirements will be included in the May 2020 printed program. In either case, August 2019 graduates can participate in the social work ceremony, have their name called and walk across stage. The unit requirement is only for printed and honors recognition.

MSW: 47 units
DSW: 27 units
PhD: 48 units (excluding 794abcdz dissertation credits)
MSN: 39 units

Dean’s List and Honorable Mention

Students who have achieved a cumulative grade point average of 4.0 by the end of the semester preceding their official commencement are placed on the Dean's List. Those with a cumulative grade point average of 3.95 - 3.999 are considered Dean’s Honorable Mention. These recognition designations only apply to the 2018-2019 academic year.