Senior Requirements: Residency and Graduation Application

The work of the senior year (the final 30 hours) must be completed at Hiram College or in a program approved by Hiram College. Any exception requires approval of the Associate Academic Dean of the College.

In order to graduate and walk in Commencement, a formal application for graduation must be filed with the Registrar's Office at least one full semester before degree requirements will be completed. Students may petition to graduate for either August (summer semester), December (fall semester), or May (spring semester).  Students must have all degree requirements in order to participate in the Commencement ceremony in either May or December.