Applying for your degree:  Students are required to file a formal “Application for Degree” online through the myUK portal

Deadlines:

  • For a May graduation: November 30th
  • For an August graduation: February 28th
  • For a December graduation: June 30th

Missed the deadline?  You may still be allowed to apply.  Go to College of Engineering Student Records office, room 375 RGAN, 859-257-7978, to obtain current information and procedure.

Then what?  Watch closely for emails from the College of Engineering regarding:

  • Any alerts regarding your academic record
  • Dates for having your photograph taken for the graduating class composite
  • College events at Commencement

For additional graduation information: http://www.uky.edu/graduate

Graduation with Honors –

The following criteria is used to determine an undergraduate student’s eligibility to receive graduation honors.

  • “Summa Cum Laude”: A grade point average of 3.8 or higher for at least three years of work (90 hours) at the University of Kentucky (excepting correspondence study).
  • “Magna Cum Laude”: A grade point average of 3.6 to 3.799 for at least three years of work (90 hours) at the University of Kentucky (excepting correspondence study).
  • “Cum Laude”: A grade point average of 3.4 to 3.599 for at least three years of work (90 hours) at the University of Kentucky (excepting correspondence study).
  • Students with a minimum of two but less than three years of work (60-89 hours) at the University shall receive the appropriate commencement honors if they attain a grade point average of 0.2 greater than the above.

See “Commencement Honors” in the UK Bulletin for additional details.