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Time Limits for Degree Completion

Policy Information

Issuing Office

Registrar's Office

Affected Parties

Students

Policy Language

Students pursuing an associate’s degree must complete the degree requirements within seven (7) years of the date of matriculation.

Students pursuing a bachelor’s degree must complete the degree requirement within 10 years of the date of matriculation.

Any student who does not complete coursework within the permissible time limit for any reason, including discontinued enrollment, must reapply for readmission and will be subject to the requirements of the Catalog and Degree Completion Plan (DCP) in effect at the time of his/her readmission.

A break in enrollment occurs when the student fails to re-enroll from one semester to the next. Students who break enrollment must apply for readmission and will be subject to the requirements of the Catalog and degree requirements in effect at the time of their readmission.

Policy Rationale

To establish allowable timeframes for the timely, successful completion of a degree.

Definition of Glossary Terms

None specified

Procedural Information

Procedures

None specified

Sanctions

None specified

Exceptions

None