Policy VI.6000.E, Awarding Posthumous Degrees

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The purpose of this policy is to provide guidance to the San Jacinto College community regarding the awarding of posthumous degrees.


It is the policy of the College that posthumous degrees or certificates of recognition may be awarded to honor the achievement of its students who have died prior to completion of degree or certificate requirements.
The Authority, Applicability, Sanctions, Exclusions, and Interpretation do not differ from Policy II.2000.A, Policy and Procedures Development, Review, Revision, and Rescission.

Associated Procedures

Procedure VI.6000.E.a, Awarding Posthumous Degrees

Date of Board Approval

June 7, 2021

Effective Date

June 8, 2021

Primary Owner


Secondary Owner

Deputy Chancellor & President