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Information for Undergraduate Students

 Before Graduation

Before we get everything underway, there’s a couple things you need to do. These steps are designed to get you everything you need  as smoothly as possible, so you can graduate with confidence.

Virtual Graduation Fair

Your many years of hard work are almost over and it’s time to celebrate! Your cap and gown are important symbols of the achievement you’ve made. The Grad Fair lets you both rent your regalia, as well as purchase class rings and design your graduation announcements.

Fall graduates must apply for graduation to participate in the ceremony. The deadline for your name to appear in the program has passed, however the application is still open. Spring and Summer graduates will automatically have their name included in the program and ceremony.

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Graduation Announcements

Share your accomplishment with family and friends by ordering graduation announcements. You can order from any company you choose but UNC recognizes Balfour or you can order through Herff Jones when you rent regalia.

Balfour Announcements Herff jones ANNOUNCEMENTS

Cap and Gown Rental

Your years of hard work are almost over and it’s time to celebrate in style! You can get everything you need at the Graduation Fair or order your cap and gown online. The deadline to order regalia is Sunday, November 1 at 9:59 p.m.

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Cap and gown orders are final, no refunds will be given.


Undergraduate cap and gown/regalia

Latin Honors

Graduation with honors is determined on your cumulative grade point average, of at least 56 semester hours, at the time of degree completion: 

  • Summa Cum Laude: 3.9 – 4.0
  • Magna Cum Laude: 3.8 – 3.89
  • Cum Laude: 3.7 – 3.79

If you meet the qualifications, including grades earned during your final semester,  you will have Latin Honors designated on your diploma and official transcript. 

After Graduation

Now that you’ve graduated, you’re done! The only things left are to receive your diploma and request your transcripts — tasks that we make easy.