EMSS | Graduating Students
Congratulations! You are getting ready to become one of nearly 19,000 University of Guam alumni who are making a difference in Guam, the Region, and all over the world.
We've set up this webpage to provide you with important information as you get ready for the upcoming Fañomnåkan 2021 Commencement Ceremony. Please read through the Frequently Asked Questions and mark your calendars with the importand dates listed.
Due to COVID-19, we are planning for a virtual commencement. However, we are committed to making the ceremony as special and as memorable for you as possible.
For more information, contact:
|Marissa Barcinas||Undergraduate students with last names beginning with letters with A-Lfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Jennifer Chong||Undergraduate students with last names beginning with letters with M-Zemail@example.com|
|Maria Caringal||All graduate firstname.lastname@example.org|
When you apply for graduation, an evaluation of your courses, credits, and gpa will be done by the Records Office (for Masters Students, please contact the Graduate Studies Office) to determine if you have met the degree requirements. The evaluation is based on the degree requirements from your catalog-in-force. You will be contacted to pick up a printout of the evaluation.
The main components are:
General Education Credit Requirements (55 credits)
Major course, credit, and grade requirements
Overall completion of at least 124 credits; of which 32 credits must be earned from UOG courses
Overall upper division (300/400 level) course completion of at least 40 credits
Cumulative minimum GPA of 2.00 (some majors require higher GPA's; do consult your catalog for details)
Students with Bursar's Office or Library obligations may not be allowed to participate in the commencement ceremony and will receive their diplomas and transcripts when accounts are cleared. Please proceed to the Bursar's Office (Administration Building) and the Library to check the status of your account and make payment if necessary.
Non-payment will result in referral to the University’s external collection agency and will be reported to the credit bureau. Students will be referred 30 days after the date of Commencement.
You can contact the Bursar's Office at email@example.com.
Place your order by February 21, 2021 for your caps and gowns.
Men – white or light colored shirt with a conservative tie (dark blue, maroon, gray, or black) and dark (preferably black) trousers with black socks and shoes. Please, no white socks, tennis shoes, zorries, or sandals.
Women – dark dress (preferably black) worn under the gown with black shoes. Please, no white stockings, tennis shoes, or zorries. Hair style should accommodate the cap to be worn level on top of the head.
May 14, 2021
Last Day of Classes for Fañomnåkan 2021 and Petition to Withdraw
May 17-19, 2021
Final Exam Week
Photo Submissions Due
Baccalaureate Mass - The university will not be hosting a Baccalaureate mass due to pandemic constraints, restricting congregations, and gathering of large crowds
Virtual Commencement Ceremony
***TO BE ANNOUNCED***