The UNC Policy Manual
Regulations on the Awarding of Joint Degrees in the University of North Carolina
Joint degree programs resulting in the awarding of a joint degree by two or more UNC constituent institutions or by a UNC constitution institution and a non-UNC educational institution must be approved through the regular institutional processes and have the approval of the chancellor of each participating UNC institution before being presented to the BOG for approval.
Proposals for Joint Degree programs must include the following:
Indication of appropriate approvals by all participating UNC institutions including approval by the chancellor of each participating institution.
Certification that the following institutional processes have been agreed to for the joint degree program.
•Registration and enrollment process for students
•Committee process for graduate students
•Plan for charging and distributing tuition and fees
•Management of transcripts and permanent records
•Participation in graduation
•Design of diploma
Each student who will receive a joint degree must be approved by the institutional process for certifying a student to receive a degree by each UNC institution whose name will appear on the diploma.