Graduation Requirements 2022


The University Graduate Commencement ceremony (for 2022 MA recipients only) will be held on Thursday May 5, 2022 at 3:00 pm in the tent on McAuley Lawn. This is the official awarding of Master’s degrees for 2022 recipients.  

Our department’s online ceremony will be the official awarding of CAGS and CGS degrees AND a celebration of master’s recipients (more details further down).

Please check to see that you are receiving the monthly e-newsletter from Holistic Graduate Programs and email or call our office if your contact information changes.

General information about the University commencement can be found on the Salve website for Commencement. 

*Make sure to fill out your petition to graduate on your MySalve account before completing further graduation requirements.*

These requirements must be completed in order to complete your degree with the Holistic Graduate Programs: 

1. RSVP for The Online Celebration for Graduates: 

Holistic Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling, Clinical Mental Health, Holistic Leadership, Expressive and Creative Arts

Saturday, May 14, 2022 ~ 10:00 – 11:30 AM 

We have created this event to also be an official awarding of CGS and CAGS certificates. MA recipients are also honored at this event, but degrees are awarded at the university commencement. Note that you will have the opportunity to individually address the group, sharing memories, insights, future plans, a wish for your classmates. You may want to think about what you would like to share! Graduating students are welcome to invite guests to the event and please indicate their names on the RSVP. 
RSVP deadline is May 4th, please, to allow time for us to send the link to attendees.

Click Here to RSVP!

2. Sign-Up for an Exit Interview

Exit interviews are an informal group experience that is designed to give masters and CAGS candidates a chance to review their experiences with faculty and say their goodbyes before the whirlwind of graduation of Commencement activities. You may sign up for interview times using the link posted below. The interview take anywhere from 30-45 minutes, and are scheduled on the hour to allow any extra time if needed. The process offers an opportunity for closure on your time of study in the Holistic Graduate Programs. In addition, your feedback is helpful as we strive to create and maintain programming that supports our students.

Please sign up by May 1st!

All: Please download these guiding questions, to reflect upon before your visit. Click Below!

Exit Interviews- Guiding Questions – Holistic Graduate Programs

  • M.A. / CAGS in Holistic Counseling / Leadership Students:
    Exit Interview Appointment Dates and Times: Click Here
  • CGS/CAGS Expressive & Creative Arts Students:
    Schedule with Christopher Carbone, via either phone appointment or in-person
    Individual Phone Appointment:Click Here 
  • CGS/CAGS Expressive & Creative Arts:
    Upload any DIGITAL Portfolio items, including your Mission Statement:Click Here 

3. Create & Upload a Bio 

For Graduating HLC/ HLL/ ECA Students, we would like to include a brief biography of your accomplishments in our next newsletter.

Click Here for the Graduation Bio Sheet

Click Here to Upload your Bio Sheet 



Please complete these items ASAP: 

  1. RSVP for the Online Graduation Celebration
  2. Sign Up for an Exit Interview
  3. Complete your Bio Online
  4. Refer to Salve Regina Commencement webpage

And then you’re ready to graduate!


For Full Info on the University website: