Posthumous Degree Policy

Posthumous degrees are awarded to students who have passed away prior to completing their degree, so long as they have met the below conditions. The student must have met the minimum credit-hour residency requirements of their academic program and Illinois Tech, completed 75% of program requirements, and be in good academic standing and conduct standing. A request for a posthumous degree shall be reviewed by the faculty of the relevant program and confirmed by the Office of the Registrar and Academic Affairs.