Good Morning Men of Morehouse:
This email is notification that the Morehouse College Commencement Participation policy will: 1) remain in effect for students who plan to participate in commencement in May 2017, and 2) will be discontinued after commencement May 2017. Therefore, beginning in the 2017-18 academic year, FOR COMMENCEMENT 2018 and for future commencement ceremonies, only students completing ALL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS will be allowed to participate in commencement exercises.
All rising juniors and other students who intend to graduate in May 2018 must be aware that only those students who have completed all degree requirements (including Crown Forum and other non-credit bearing requirements) will be eligible to participate in commencement in May 2018. Thus, effective for May 2018 commencement, all students participating in commencement will be graduates of the College.
Again, the Morehouse College Commencement Participation policy (allowing students to participate in commencement without completing all degree requirements) remains in effect for commencement in May 2017. Students who meet the criteria listed below may apply to participate in commencement ceremonies. Commencement Participation Applications will become available in the fall (2016) for students who plan to participate in May 2017 commencement exercises.
The Morehouse College Commencement Participation policy is as follows:
Morehouse College students are required to complete all requirements for graduation in order to earn the BA/BS degree. These include all credit-bearing and non-credit bearing requirements, including, but not limited to Crown Forum, mandatory exit exams seminars, and proficiency examinations or evaluations. Students who have not fulfilled graduation requirements will be allowed to participate in commencement exercises only under the following circumstances: