NRS 396.560
Diploma of graduation

  • determination of completion of full course of study required for diploma.


Upon the recommendation of a president of a branch within the System, the Board of Regents shall issue to those who worthily complete the full course of study in the school of mines or in the school of agriculture, or in the school of liberal arts, or in any equivalent course that may hereafter be prescribed, a diploma of graduation, conferring the proper academic degree, from the System.


The Board of Regents shall not issue such a diploma to a student who has not completed the full course of study as set forth in this section.


For the purposes of this section, a student at a university or state college within the System completes the full course of study for a diploma of graduation if, in accordance with the policy of the Board of Regents, the student satisfies the requirements for graduation and a degree as set forth in the catalog of the university or state college that is in effect at the time the student:


First enrolls in the university or state college or is admitted to the academic program or department of the student’s major if the program or department has a formal process for admitting students to the program or department; or


Ê whichever the student elects. A student who changes his or her major must elect the catalog of the year of the latest change of the major or the year of graduation. A student may not elect a catalog that is more than 10 years old at the time of his or her graduation.

Source: Section 396.560 — Diploma of graduation; determination of completion of full course of study required for diploma., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-396.­html#NRS396Sec560.

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Last Updated

Jun. 24, 2021

§ 396.560’s source at nv​.us