Unless otherwise excluded pursuant to this Student Handbook, a student may participate in Commencement if the student:
- Has an eligible graduation date of 11/30, 3/31, or 4/30 of that current academic year.
- Approved for a Special Graduation Date for that academic year (Between 6/30 and 7/1).
- Slated for an 11/30 graduation date the following academic year, but will complete all graduation requirements prior to 6/30 of the current academic year.
- Did not participate in Commencement for the academic year their degree was conferred, but successfully matched into a residency program in the current academic year.
RUSM faculty officials selected by the Dean to participate in the RUSM Commencement ceremony hood all graduates. Guest hooders are not permitted.