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Graduation Information

Graduation Information

May 2014 Candidates – effective May 16, 2014

Special notes about general graduation requirements:

1. Seniors must submit an application for graduation for their records to be activated for certification.  You may submit the application via WIN by going to:

Virtual Campus  > Your Student Records  >  Apply for Graduation

Deadline for submitting applications are as follows:

August graduation – May 30

December graduation – September 30

May graduation – November 30

2. A student may receive only one bachelor’s degree (either the Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of Science) from Wake Forest.

To satisfy graduation requirements, a student must select one, and only one, of the following options:

  1. A single major
  2. A single major and a minor
  3. A single major and a double minor
  4. A single major and a triple minor
  5. A double major
  6. A double major and a minor

* In order to qualify for options 4 or 6 students must offer a minimum of 135 hours for graduation, and options 1, 2, 3 and 5 require a minimum of 120 hours for graduation.  The primary major determines the degree.

3. Distinction levels:

Summa CumLaude – not less than a 3.8
Magna CumLaude – not less than a 3.6
Cum Laude – not less than a 3.4