Graduation Requirements and Forms

Commencement is the culmination of all your hard work at in the Davis College of Business and Economics and Radford University!

Fall 2019 Graduates

Spring & Summer 2020 Graduates

There is a TWO PART process to applying to graduate: Please read the following instructions carefully:

1. Go to the Graduation Application Google Doc
2. Fill out the form electronically and submit
3. Go to MyRU  ->  Academics  -> Banner SSB Menu  ->  Student Records  -> Apply for Graduation 
4. Submit the second part of the Graduation Application through Banner SSB

Minimum Undergraduate Graduation Requirements

  • 120 credit hours (minimum) successfully completed
  • 2.00 minimum overall grade point average (some degree tracks/majors require a higher overall GPA) 
  • 2.00 minimum in-major grade point average (some majors require a higher in-major GPA) and a 2.25 in major GPA for 2016-2017 catalog year
  • 45 hours completed at Radford University to be eligible for graduation 
  • 50 percent of the credit hours in your major or minor must be completed at Radford University

Graduating with Honors

  • Students who achieve a GPA of 3.50 or higher with a minimum of 30 hours but less than 60 hours completed at Radford University will graduate "With Distinction" 
  • Students who achieve a GPA of 3.50 and at least 60 hours completed at Radford University to be eligible for Cum Laude Latin Honors 
  • Students who achieve a GPA of 3.70 and at least 60 hours completed at Radford University to be eligible for Magna Cum Laude Latin Honors 
  • Students who achieve a GPA of 3.85 and at least 60 hours completed at Radford University to be eligible for Summa Cum Laude Latin Honors

Graduate Student Graduation Requirements

Graduate students who need information about their graduation requirements should contact the Graduate College.