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The University of North Carolina at Greensboro offers six baccalaureate degrees:

B.A. Bachelor of Arts
B.F.A. Bachelor of Fine Arts
B.M. Bachelor of Music
B.S. Bachelor of Science
B.S.N. Bachelor of Nursing
B.S.W. Bachelor of Social Work


Graduation Services is responsible for processing all academic degree clearance for all Undergraduate Graduation Candidates (UG).

The Graduate School, while a division of The University Registrar’s Office, processes all academic degree clearance for Graduate Students – Post-Baccalaureate certificates, masters, and doctoral programs.  Students in The Graduate School should contact:


Division Contact Information:

Graduation Services – Graduation Services Inbox

Lauren Sawyer – Graduation Clearance Specialist

Elyssa Tucker - Graduation Clearance Specialist

Ginny Bobbitt – Assistant Registrar, Graduation Services


University Commencement Ceremonies

The University Commencement Ceremonies are managed by a separate division within The University Registrar’s Office.

For more information pertaining to the the University Ceremony, itself, please check out Commencement Central.

Undergraduate Graduation Candidates, who have already applied to graduate, and wish to participate in the University Ceremony, should RSVP.

     Information pertaining to departmental ceremonies should be directed to the Graduation Candidate’s major department. 


-  Baccalaureate degrees are awarded three times per year – May, August and December.  

- Degree candidates will neither earn degrees nor be graduated from the university until they have completed all degree requirements and have officially applied for graduation. Participation in a commencement ceremony does not presume graduation from the university.