The student should satisfy all the academic and non-academic requirements of the course, pay the graduation fee, and file a formal application to the College Secretary as a candidate for graduation. The student’s graduation should also have to be approved by the College Faculty, the University Council, and the UP Board of Regents.

Students who have completed all requirements for graduation on or before the deadline set are listed as candidates for graduation as of the end of the semester.

Graduation with Honors

Students who completed their courses with the following absolute minimum weighted average grade shall graduate with honors:

  • Summa cum laude -- 1.20
  • Magna cum laude -- 1.45
  • Cum laude -- 1.75

Additional Requirements for Candidates for Graduation

They must have completed at least 75% of the total number of academic units or hours for graduation and must have been in residence therein for at least two years immediately prior to graduation. They have must taken each semester not less than 15 units of credit or normal load prescribed in the curriculum.