Registrar - Graduation

Policies on Graduation

As a general rule, no student should be allowed to graduate unless he or she complies with all academic, non-academic and other requirements imposed by the University for Graduation. This means obtaining passing grades in all subjects in the curriculum, compliance with the National Service Training Program (NSTP requirements and completion of all admission requirements including the Form-137-A or Official Transcript of Records (TOR) from the school of last attendance.

  • A student who expects to graduate in a given semester is required to apply for an evaluation of his/her academic records two months before the end of the school term that precedes the semester of his/her graduation.
  • A candidate for graduation must file an official application for his her graduation with the Office of the Registrar before the midterm examination of his/her last semester in school.

  • Other requirements

    • A minimum of one school year’s residence is required, that is 36 units of Credit and 2/3 of the work in the major field must have been completed at Adamson University. Other departments have certain special requirements.
    • A statement of clearance from all financial obligations with the University.
    • A statement of clearance from OSA-Discipline that the student concerned has no pending civil, disciplinary or administrative case.

  • Graduation fee shall be included in the final assessment.


  • Applies for True Copy of Grades/AESAR for evaluation.
  • Fills-up the Application for Graduation Form (F-REG-304) and submits to the respective department/college.
  • Proceeds to IDEA office (Photography section) for picture taking.
  • Attends scheduled recollections, orientation, exit interview, ICES community engagement, send-off party and graduation.
  • Follows the required attire for graduation.

Policies on Honors and Awards

  • Students who garnered a general weighted average given in the table below and with no grade lower than 2.5 shall be awarded the Academic honors.
    Academic Honor GWA Requirement
    Summa Cum Laude < 1.24
    Magna Cum Laude < 1.49
    Cum Laude < 1.74
  • To qualify for honors the student must meet the following conditions:
    • Is a regular student taking 100% of the regular semestral load.
    • Has not failed nor dropped any subject.
    • Has not been charged of any disciplinary case.
    • Is a transferee accepted with zero credit
    • Is a working student/Ozanam grantee who finishes the course within the prescribed number of years plus one year without leave of absence
  • Academic merit award shall be awarded to a student who garnered the required General Weighted Average (GWA) but with deviation/s.
  • A transferee should have at least taken 75% of the required credits in his course to qualify for an academic merit award.

Contact Information

Office of the University Registrar
Adamson University
900 San Marcelino Street, Ermita, Manila 1000.

Tel. Nos. (632)525-7013
524-2011 (extension 129,100,133)
Fax No.: (632) 522-5526