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

Aug/Sept 2015

April 24, 2015

April 6, 2015

April 24, 2015

December 2015

October 9, 2015

June 1, 2015

October 9, 2015

March 2016

January 22, 2016

November 2, 2015

January 22, 2016

June 2016

February 19, 2016

December 1, 2015

February 19, 2016



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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