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Crummer Graduate School of Business

Crummer Graduate School students graduate three times during the academic year at the end of the spring, summer, and fall terms, upon completion of all degree requirements.



 Graduation Date


 December 31


 Every 2nd Saturday in May


 August 31

Petition to Graduate

Students should submit the Petition to Graduate by the due dates indicated below. This is required of all graduating students, regardless of whether the student will attend the commencement ceremony.

Steps to Take:

  • Review your DegreeWorks audit and verify that the requirements are being satisfied.
  • Submit a Petition to Graduate through MyRollins 
  • Graduating students will receive instructions for commencement in mid-April when regalia is available for pickup at the bookstore. 

When to File the Petition to Graduate:

  • Fall Term Graduates: By October 1
  • Spring Term Graduates: By November 1
  • Summer Term Graduates: By February 1


Summer Graduates

Eligibility for Commencement Participation by Summer Petitioners

Only students who have completed all graduation requirements may participate in the Commencement ceremony. Exceptions to this published policy may be considered for students who meet the following criteria:

1. The masters student has a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.85 at the time of petition and at the time of Commencement; or,
the doctorate student has a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in their program at the time of petition and at the time of Commencement; and must have presented their dissertation final defense and submitted all required materials before the end of the summer term.
2. The student presents a viable plan that has been approved by the Associate Dean 


Students who have outstanding degree requirements may request to participate in the ceremony by contacting 

Honors Awarded

Masters and Doctorate Students

Crummer Graduate School students who have successfully completed all degree requirements before their official graduation date may qualify for graduation with honors provided that their cumulative GPA is 3.85 or higher.  GPA can not be rounded.

A student's transcript will bear the appropriate honors designation, and only students who complete all degree requirements before the commencement ceremony date will have the designation announced at commencement.

Masters Only

MBA students who graduate in the top 20% of their cohort class will be eligible and invited to join the Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society.  After the membership fee has been accepted the annual induction ceremony will be held the Friday evening before Crummer's commencement where inductees will receive their membership certificate, pin, and medallion.   Only students who complete their membership profile and pay their one-time membership fee before the deadline date provided in their invitation letter will have their designation included in the commencement program.