Graduation

Preparing for Graduation

A student who has achieved 85 earned semester credit hours may request a graduation audit from the Office of the Registrar by submitting the Application for Graduation.

To be eligible to graduate, a prospective graduate must:

1.  Return the completed application for graduation by the specified deadline date.

Please bring your completed application to the Office of the Registrar located on the main floor of the Burgess Administration Building.  The completed application must include the signatures of both your academic advisor and school Dean, as well as your up-to-date advising grid provided by your advisor.  Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Mailing address:

Office of the Registrar
Burgess Administration Building
Reinhardt University
7300 Reinhardt Circle
Waleska, GA 30183-2981

Deadline dates are:

  • Fall 2018 anticipated graduates: May 21, 2018 (late fee will be assessed)
  • Spring 2019 anticipated graduates: September 4, 2018 (late fee will be assessed)
  • Summer 2019 anticipated graduates: January 21, 2019
  • Fall 2019 anticipated graduates: May 20, 2019

BCJ and BBA Deadline dates are:

  • Mid Summer 2018 anticipated graduates: March 26, 2018 (late fee will be assessed)
  • Fall 2018 anticipated graduates: May 21, 2018 (late fee will be assessed)
  • Mid Fall 2018 anticipated graduates: July 9, 2018 (late fee will be assessed)
  • Spring 2019 anticipated graduates: September 4, 2018 (late fee will be assessed)
  • Mid Spring 2019 anticipated graduates: October 29, 2018
  • Summer 2019 anticipated graduates: January 21, 2019
  • Mid Summer 2019 anticipated graduates: March 25, 2019
  • Fall 2019 anticipated graduates: May 20, 2019

*If the application for graduation is turned in after the stated deadline above, a $25 late fee is added.

**Please note that any student turning in a graduation application after 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 8th, 2019, will not be allowed to participate in the Spring 2018 Commencement Ceremony.

2.  Pay the graduation fee.

  • If the undergraduate application for graduation is turned in to the Office of the Registrar by the deadline above, the graduation fee is $100.  This fee must accompany the application for graduation when it is received by the Registrar's Office.
  • If the graduate application for graduation is turned in to the Office of the Registrar by the deadline above, the graduation fee is $125.  This fee must accompany the application for graduation when it is received by the Registrar's Office.
  • If the application for graduation is turned in after the stated deadline, a $25 late fee is added.

This early application timeframe enables the Registrar to compare the prospective graduate’s transcript to the requirements of his or her degree program. Any problems noted during this transcript audit are brought to the student’s attention.

It is the student’s responsibility to correct irregularities and deficiencies by providing missing transcripts, obtaining course substitutions and making schedule changes needed to successfully complete the course of study.