May18, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
Student lineup at 6:00 p.m.
North East Alabama Agri-Business Center
1571 McCurdy Ave N, Rainsville, AL 35986
Office of the Vice President/Dean of Instruction
Phone ext 2240
E- mail firstname.lastname@example.org
By 2020, 60 percent of jobs will require a college credential.
Degrees are awarded at the end of Fall, Spring, or Summer and posted to student transcripts. Students who are scheduled to complete degree requirements by the end of the semester must submit their applications early that semester, by the deadline announced on the website and in student email.
The following are due in the Office of the Dean of Instruction before the deadline:
1. A copy of your Transfer Guide/Program Requirement sheet showing completed and in-progress credits,
available from your advisor and signed by your advisor
2. A copy of your transcript, available from your advisor
3. A completed "Application for Degree" form, available online, from your advisor or one of the following locations:
If you pay by check, please make it payable to Northeast Alabama Community College.
The annual graduation ceremony in May is for every student who has earned a degree since the previous May. All graduates are encouraged to cross the stage and be honored in front of their family, friends, faculty members, and the public. To participate, complete the part of the "Application for Degree" form concerning cap and gown purchase, and you will be contacted about the exact date and time as May approaches.
A student will be considered a graduate and awarded the Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science, degrees upon satisfactory completion of the requirements of the specific program as specified by the institution granting the degree and the State Board of Education.
A student must:
Superior academic achievement by graduating students shall be recognized by the following designations on transcripts:
Graduation with Honors
(or Cum Laude).................................. 3.50 to 3.69 GPA
Graduation with High Honors
(or Magna Cum Laude)..................... 3.70 to 3.89 GPA
Graduation with Highest Honors
(or Summa Cum Laude).................... 3.90 to 4.00 GPA
NOTE: Calculation of the grade point average (GPA) for graduation honors shall be identical to that method used to calculate the GPA to fulfill graduation requirements for the degree, diploma, or certificate being earned. In addition, in order to be eligible for a graduation honor, the student must have completed a minimum of 24 semester credit hours at the college conferring the degree or other formal award.
Basic courses (e.g., BSS 090, BSR 090, ENG 080, ENG 092, ENG 093, MAH 101, MTH 090, MTH 098, RDG 083 RDG 084,) do not count toward graduation requirements at Northeast.