[TACRAO] Listserv Question About Conferral Dates

Lorena Rios lorenar at laredo.edu
Tue Jun 14 09:38:54 CDT 2016


Morning!!!!
Laredo Community College confers 3 times:  at the end of Fall, Spring, and Summer II terms.  We also provide letters confirming that the student has met all requirements; however, degrees are not be posted until the next award period.
Have a great day!!!

Lorena Rios
Assistant Registrar - Office of the Registrar
Laredo Community College
Lerma Peña Building, Room 160
West End Washington Street  · Laredo, Texas 78040
Phone: 956.794.4505  ·  Fax: 956.764.5974
lorenar at laredo.edu<mailto:lorenar at laredo.edu>

From: tacrao-bounces at tamuc.edu [mailto:tacrao-bounces at tamuc.edu] On Behalf Of Farrell, Erinn
Sent: Monday, June 13, 2016 3:02 PM
To: tacrao at tamuc.edu
Subject: [TACRAO] Listserv Question About Conferral Dates

Good afternoon,

We're doing some benchmarking to see what other colleges are doing when it comes to conferral dates, especially for Allied Health degrees. Our practice has long been that we award a degree or certificate after the semester has ended, regardless of the when the final course was actually completed. For example, we have a group of students who are completing their degree requirements in July; those students will not have their degree awarded until the Summer term ends on August 12th.

We have recently been questioned about this practice, and thought it would be good to reach out to TACRAO members to find out what other schools are doing. Do you award degrees on dates other than your end-of-term dates?  If not, how have you handled push-back from students needing the degree posted sooner for licensure purposes?

Thank you,

Erinn Farrell
Degree Audit System Programming Specialist
Dallas County Community College District
efarrell at dcccd.edu<mailto:efarrell at dcccd.edu>
214-378-1768
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