Graduation Application

  • Program Degree Completion Requirements

    DSc/PhD DNP/SLP All Other Programs
    • All courses successfully completed with minimum cumulative GPA of  3.00
    • Payment of a $75 graduation fee
    • Bound dissertation approved & received by University (or confirmation that bindery has received it)
    • Qualifying exam passed
    • Practicum completed & approved (if applicable)
    • All dissertation process steps (committee formation, proposal development and defense, IRB approval, and final defense)
    • IRB Closure Report approved
    • Manuscript incorporating all committee revisions must be submitted to the Director of Research no later than ONE MONTH prior to graduation deadline
    • Electronic copy of dissertation (PDF of all pages, including signature pages) received by University (registrar@rm.edu)  
    • All courses successfully completed with minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 
    • Payment of a $75 graduation fee
    • All capstone process steps
    • IRB Closure Report approved
    • Bound capstone project approved & received by University (or confirmation that bindery has received it)
    • Electronic copy of capstone (PDF of all pages, including signature pages) received by University (registrar@rm.edu) 
    • All courses successfully completed with minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00  
    • Payment of a $75 graduation fee
  • Please note:

    • Students who received Federal Financial Aid while enrolled at RMU are required to complete Exit Counseling upon graduation. The Financial Aid Office will send completion instructions to your primary email address during your last semester.
    • All financial obligations to the University must be completed before diploma and/or official transcripts will be sent.