An academic program/department may request the awarding of a degree posthumously; an honor bestowed at the discretion of the faculty. Minimum requirements for eligibility are:
- The student was enrolled or medically withdrawn at the time of death.
- The student was in good standing.
- The student had a minimum 2.0 cumulative grade point average.
- The student was within 30 credit hours of earning their bachelor's degree or 6 hours of earning their master's degree.
A posthumous certificate of recognition may be awarded, at the discretion of the faculty, for students not meeting one or more of the above requirements.