2023-24 Graduate Academic Catalog

2023–24 Graduate Academic Catalog Page 69 School of Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Readmission Any student who is suspended must apply for readmission to the University and to the School of Nursing. Academic Dismissal The Academic Dismissal status refers to any student who is disqualified from continuing at Cedarville University and is not eligible for readmission. A student who is subject to suspension a second time may be permanently dismissed. Academic dismissal is a terminal action. Graduation Requirements In addition to general graduation requirements listed in the Academic section of this catalog, students seeking the DNP degree must fulfill the following: • Complete all requirements of the DNP program. • Maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0. • Complete all requirements for the DNP program within seven years after matriculation in the program. Intent to Graduate To graduate, whether or not you plan to attend commencement, you must submit an “Intent to Graduate” form and pay any applicable fees. An Intent to Graduate form is available at cedarville.edu/gradintent. You are encouraged to submit your Intent to Graduate at least one semester in advance so that you can be informed of any problems in meeting your degree requirements. After receipt of your Intent to Graduate, the Office of the Registrar will audit your transcript to verify the status of your degree requirements. Upon confirmation of your eligibility to graduate, you will be notified and your name will be added to the list of prospective graduates, as appropriate. The deadline for submitting your Intent to Graduate form is March 1 of the commencement year. After this date, eligibility to participate in commencement will be deferred to the following year. A graduation fee of $125 will be charged to your student account after your eligibility for graduation is confirmed. Walking in Commencement Graduate students can potentially complete their course of study in the spring, summer, or fall semester. Graduate students must have successfully completed all graduation requirements to be allowed to participate in the May commencement ceremony. Graduate students completing degree requirements in August 2024 or December 2024 will be invited to participate in commencement in May 2025.