Santa Clara University

Preparing for Undergraduate Business  Graduation

Every graduating senior must submit a “Candidacy Petition for the Bachelor’s Degree” signed by the Associate Dean of Undergraduate Business Programs, and a Requirements Checklist completed by the Undergraduate Business Programs Office to the Office of the Registrar according to the deadlines and procedures published in the quarterly class schedule.

In order to meet these deadlines in the School of Business, you need to complete a “Candidacy Petition for the Bachelor’s Degree” in the Undergraduate Business Programs Office (Lucas Hall 115) according to the following schedule:


Pathways Course Work and Reflection Papers

You must also submit sample course work from each of your Pathways courses, along with a 2-page reflection paper. These must be submitted early to allow time for review.


Graduation Date

Pathways Submissions Due

Petition Due in UGBP
(Lucas 115)

Petition Due in
Office of the Registrar

August/September 2014

April 25, 2014

April 7, 2014

April 25, 2014

December 2014

October 10, 2014

June 2, 2014

October 10, 2014

March 2014

January 23, 2014

November 3, 2014

January 23, 2015

June 2014

February 20, 2015

December 1, 2014

February 20, 2015



Once your pre-graduation evaluation has been completed, you will receive a link to the Senior Exit Survey via your GroupWise email.  After you have completed the survey, we will notify that you should return to the Undergraduate Business Programs office to pick up your completed paperwork for submission to the Office of the Registrar.

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