To become a candidate for graduation with the Degree of Bachelor
of Science in one of the published curricula, a student must
fulfill all the requirements below. The final responsibility for
seeing that all graduation requirements are met belongs to the
The student must have completed all of the required work of the
course of study and have accumulated the total number of credits as
specified in the Bulletin. Changes in published curricula are made
only with the approval of the Curriculum Committee, and in some
cases only with the approval of the entire Faculty. See also Course
Petitions for exception
Any student requesting an exception to graduation requirements
must petition the Curriculum Committee no later than 60 calendar
days before the end of the term in which graduation is expected. If
the petition is submitted after this deadline, the student will not
be able to graduate until the end of the following term at the
earliest. (In the case of a student scheduled for graduation in
spring term, this would mean graduation in August at the earliest.)
No petition for exception may be brought to the entire Faculty
until the Curriculum Committee has made its recommendation.
Any senior who has a required course for graduation for which no
final grade has been submitted to the Registrar by 9 a.m. Monday
following the last day of classes will be classified as Summer
The student must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.000. If
not, the student may be permitted to enroll for additional courses
to remove this deficiency. The overload policy applies. For more
GPA in major
The student must have a cumulative GPA in major of at least
2.000. The courses which are used to compute the GPA in major are
determined by each academic department.
The minimum residence requirement shall be two years with all
required courses of the senior year to be taken at Rose-Hulman.
Residence is defined as enrollment as a full-time student. See
Exceptions & Questions: Consult the Office
of the Registrar.
to Rules & Procedures.