Graduation Requirements

Each student must submit the following forms to the Office of Student Records and Information Management:
- Intent to Graduate - completed the semester prior to graduation
- Graduation Clearance - completed prior to graduation
Each student must meet the following:
- Complete a minimum of 25% of the total credit hours needed for graduation at Cabarrus College. The minimum must include at least 50% of the credit hours in the major.
- All financial obligations of the College.
- Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00.
- All the requirements of the curriculum in which the student is enrolled.
- In addition, all associate degree and baccalaureate degree students must complete the College Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP) prior to graduation.
Note: Students who are scheduled to complete all program requirements no later than the last day of the second summer session following spring commencement may participate in the spring exercises, with program chair certification. The student must have registered and paid for any outstanding coursework needed to complete the program
 
Volunteer Community Service Requirements
Students enrolled in clinical programs prior to Fall 2010 must complete the required community service minimums for each credential and program as indicated in the following table. (Students enrolled in clinical programs during the Fall 2010 semester or thereafter will meet volunteer requirements as part of specified course requirements.)

Credential and Program Community Service Hours Required Community Service Hours Required Minimums*
Associate Degree
Seeking Students
(includes ADN, AS, MA-AD, OTA, and ST-AD)
30 20
Diploma Seeking Students
(includes MA-D and ST-D)
15 Not Applicable
Bachelor Degree
Seeking Students
(includes BSN, BSHSLM, BSMI)
12 Not Applicable
* if transferring credits from another college or university and enrolled at Cabarrus College for at least one year
New students are provided with a Volunteer Community Service Handbook during orientation that contains the rules and a listing of approved community service resources. All community service activities which are not published in the Volunteer Community Service Handbook must be pre-approved in writing by Student Affairs.

Students who do not complete community service hours required minimums:
- May participate in the graduation ceremony pending a written statement of tentative completion submitted to Student Affairs at least five days prior to graduation
- Will receive an academic hold on the transcript and student record which will be removed once the approved minimum requirements are met
- Will not receive the diploma until the minimum requirements are satisfied
 
Note: Students who are scheduled to complete all program requirements no later than the last day of the second summer session following spring commencement may participate in the spring exercises with program chair certification. The student must have registered and paid for any outstanding coursework needed to complete the program.
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