Georgia Highlands College

Policy for the Awarding of Posthumous Degrees

A posthumous degree shall be awarded at the request of or with the concurrence of the family or friends of the deceased, if, at the time of death, the student was:

  1. fifteen or fewer hours short of the number of semester hours required to complete the degree which the student was seeking, and

  2. in good standing with all financial obligations cleared.

Approved by Cabinet: February 16, 2004

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