Graduation Requirements

ART. 403. No student shall be recommended for graduation unless all _ and other requirements prescribed for graduation have been complied.

ART. 404. Candidates for graduation who had completed all the requirements of a curriculum but did not apply for, nor were granted, the corresponding degree or title shall have their graduation approved as of the date _ should have originally graduated. Those who had completed all but two (2) _ three (3) subjects required by a curriculum shall be made to follow any of the _ enforced from the time they first attended the University to the present.

ART. 405. During the first three (3) weeks after the opening of classes in _ semester, the Dean [through the College Secretary] shall certify to the University Registrar a list of candidates for graduation at the end of that semester; _ list should specify deficiencies, if any. The University Registrar, in consultation _ the college secretaries, shall examine the academic record of each candidate to ascertain whether any candidate in such a list has any deficiency, and whether all other requirements for graduation have been fulfilled. The University Registrar shall call the attention of the Dean [through the College Secretary] on the deficiencies of their graduating students.

ART 406. All candidates for graduation shall remove their deficiencies and clear their records not later than five weeks before the end of their last semester, with the exception of those in academic subjects and work in Physical Education and Military Science Training in which the student is enrolled during that semester.

ART. 407. No student shall be graduated from the University unless he/she has completed at least one (1) year of residence work which may, however, be extended to a longer period by the proper faculty. The residence work referred to must be done immediately prior to graduation in case of the following:

a. Transferees from schools other than the University of the Philippines. This residence requirement is in addition to completion of at least 50% of the required units of the course; and

b. Students who have been readmitted after being absent without official leave (AWOL).

ART. 408. No student shall be conferred any title or degree who fails to pay the required graduation fee within the specified period set by the University Registrar. Such student may, however, upon request and payment of the necessary fees, be given a certified copy of his/her credentials without specifying his/her completion of the requirements toward any title or degree.