Custodian of Policy: Registrar
Relevant Minnesota State Policy:
Effective Date: Spring 2018
Last Review: Spring 2018
Next Review: Spring 2025
When a student has made considerable progress towards the completion of a degree, Minnesota State University Moorhead will extend to the campus community, family and friends an opportunity to share in the student’s academic success. The following minimum requirements must be met to award a posthumous baccalaureate degree.
The death of a student is a serious loss to family members and the university community. The university shall respond with sensitivity and care, providing support to family and community members touched by the loss. One means of providing this support is to acknowledge the academic achievement of the student.