Policies and Procedures
A student must be currently enrolled at Averett University for an enrollment
verification to be completed. Verifications are completed after the initial add/drop
period each term (which is approximately two weeks after the first day of classes).
Loan deferment forms must be obtained by the student from his or her lending
institution and forwarded to the Registrar's Office. Please specify which term
the deferment is for. The student is required to sign, date and complete certain
information on the form. To ensure quick processing, please make sure all the
necessary information is completed before submitting the form to the Registrar's
Office. Processing takes two to three working days. However, service may be slower
during rush periods.
Current programs and courses of study at Averett University have been approved
by the Virginia Department of Education for the payment of veteran's benefits.
For more information or to obtain forms please call 1-800-Averett, extension
Application for Graduation
The Application for Graduation form must be submitted by the deadline in the
term in which the student wishes to graduate. Once the application has been submitted,
a degree audit will be performed. The student will be notified through Averett
that must be met prior to graduation. Graduation
Degree Completion Statements
If a student has completed all requirements for a degree and is awaiting commencement,
the student may request that a degree completion statement be added to his/her
transcript or a letter sent. The degree completion statement verifies the date
for a degree were satisfied.
The Degree Conferred Statement verifies the date the degree was actually awarded
and is not released until after commencement exercises.
Averett University holds two formal graduation exercises each year at the E.
Stuart James Grant Center in Danville. Commencement is held at the completion
of the fall and spring terms each year. Students who have met all the requirements
for an associate's, bachelor's or master's degree and have met all the financial
obligations may participate in commencement ceremonies.