Answered By: Matt LaBrake
Last Updated: Apr 09, 2018     Views: 43

Students taking 6 credits or less during the spring 2018 semester are eligible to walk. They do not need to submit a petition.

Student taking 7 credits or more during the spring 2018 semester are ineligible to walk and will need to submit a petition if they would like to participate in this year’s Commencement.

Berkeley College has historically provided exceptions for students with more than the allotted credit exception (7 or more credits needed to complete degree requirements) due to out-of-state employment, critical illness, or military deployment when accompanied by supporting documentation. 

Turn-around time for the petition is approximately 2 weeks, but could take longer. Decisions will be sent to the student's Berkeley email address. 


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