Graduation

GRADUATION CERTIFICATION

Diplomas are on the way! Keep an eye on your mailbox!

All BridgeValley diplomas are mailed to the most recent mailing address on file.

 

GRADUATION PHOTOS

Graduation photos are available through Chris Gosses Photography. For more information regarding these photos, please contact Chris Gosses Photography at 304-444-4636.

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION

***A formal application for graduation must be submitted to your academic advisor by the date published in the academic calendar.***

Candidates for graduation from a specific major will be evaluated based on the catalog which was in effect at the time they declared the major unless one of the following is true:

  • A student interrupts his/her study for two consecutive semesters excluding the summer term (readmitted students will be placed in the effective catalog at a the time of readmission)
  • A student elected to move to newer catalog at the time it was in effect
  • A student meets the requirements of the catalog in effect at the time of graduation

Degree requirements vary from program to program. The minimum semester hour requirement for an Associate degree is 60. The student is responsible for completing all program requirements. If a substitution or waiver is recommended by the academic advisor and is approved by the Chief Academic Officer, the approval must be on record in the Office of the Registrar before the substitution or waiver is in effect. Candidates for graduation taking courses under transient student status must ensure a transcript is received in the Office of the Registrar no later than ten (10) calendar days after the Commencement date. Transfer students must meet the residency requirements of the program. If you have any questions or concerns regarding specific program requirements, please contact your academic advisor.

Graduation requirements for associate degrees from BridgeValley Community and Technical College includes the following:

  1. Minimum of 60 earned credit hours, with a minimum of fifteen credit hours taken in residence at BridgeValley
  2. An overall 2.0 cumulative grade point average
  3. An overall 2.0 institutional grade point average
  4. An overall 2.0 grade point average in the student’s major field as outlined in the college catalog
  5. Completion of all program specific requirements as outlined in the catalog
  6. Completion of all required assessments as outlined in the catalog
  7. Fulfilment of all obligations to the college
  8. Students are required to complete and document a minimum of 15 hours of community service prior to earning an associate degree. Hours should be submitted within the semester in which they were completed. Hours earned during the summer should be submitted by the end of the first week of the fall semester

Graduation requirements for certificate programs from BridgeValley Community and Technical College includes the following:

  1. Minimum of 30 earned credit hours, with a minimum of eight credit hours taken in residence at BridgeValley
  2. Completion of all program specific requirements as outlined in the catalog
  3. Completion of all required assessments as outlined in the catalog
  4. Fulfilment of all obligations to the college

 

REMINDER FOR LOAN BORROWERS

Exit Loan Counseling is required when a federal loan borrower graduates, leaves school, or drops below half-time enrollment. Exit counseling can be completed on campus during an exit counseling workshop or online at www.studentloans.gov. For more information, please visit Exit Loan Counseling.

 

PAST GRADUATING CLASSES

Fall 2016

Summer 2016

Spring 2016

Fall 2015

Summer 2015

Spring 2015

Fall 2014

Summer 2014

Spring 2014