Awarding Posthumous Degrees

Policy number: 
06.034
Policy description: 

UNT may confer posthumous baccalaureate and graduate degrees upon deceased students who have successfully completed a substantial portion of their academic program at the time of death.

Policy owner: VP for Academic Affairs
Policy contact: 
Terri Day
Vice Provost for Academic Administration
Division of Academic Affairs
Applies to: 
Students
Date Issued: 
Thursday, December 13, 2012

Last updated: 

Date: 
02/06/2019
Action: 
Revision
Comments: 
Revised to remove previous time restriction.
Date: 
12/13/2012
Action: 
New Policy
Comments: 
Created to allow UNT to confer posthumous baccalaureate and graduate degrees upon deceased students who have successfully completed a substantial portion of their academic program at the time of death. Effective 12/13/2012.