Candidates for graduation
must satisfy the following requirements:
- Residence - The Candidate must finish
his clerkship work for 12 months in the FEU-NRMF hospital
and in other teaching hospitals with training facilities
comparable to that of the FEU-NRMF Hospital.
- Academic Work
- Completion of the number of units
for the course as prescribed by the Foundation under
authority of the CHED. To determine the candidate's
eligibility, he must file his application for graduation
(including application for diploma and for transcript
of records) with the Office of the Registrar at
the start of his last term in school. All his academic
records must be in order before the second half
of the semester.
- Passing of the clinical and basic
revalida examination to be administered by a Revalida
- Clearance - Graduates shall be allowed
to attend Graduation Rites Ceremony upon presentation
to the Office of the Registrar of appropriate clearance
from property, money and all other accountabilities
with the Foundation.
- In addition to general Foundation
requirements for graduation, the Institute of Medicine
requires candidates for the degree of Doctor of Medicine
to fulfill the following:
- Be at least 21 years of age.
- Shows he is morally qualified to
receive the degree together with its obligation
as well as its privileges.
- Satisfactorily complete all the
requirements for admission.
- Satisfactorily complete and pass
the four-year course as prescribed in the curriculum
of the medical school.
- Satisfactorily complete the 12-month
- Pass the qualifying examination
given by the different departments at the completion
of his training period.
- Pass the revalida examination.
- Formally present his application
to the Academic Council of the Institute of Medicine
which must approve it.
- Attend the commencement exercises
and receive his diploma in person, unless excused
by the Dean.
- A student in the regular college
courses of the Foundation shall be graduated:
Cum laude (with honors)
if he obtains a general average of 1.75 in all academic
subjects without a grade lower than 2.75 in any academic
subject, provided, all units required for graduation
have been earned in the Foundation.
Magna Cum Laude (with
high honors) if he obtains a general average of 1.50
in all academic subjects without a grade lower than
2.50 in any academic subject, provided, all units required
for graduation have been earned in the Foundation.
Summa Cum Laude (with
highest honors) if he obtains a general average of 1.25
or better in all academic subjects and without a grade
lower than 2.25 in any academic subject provided, all
units required for graduation have been earned in the
- The following specifications are
subject to the following conditions:
- General average shall mean general
weighted average and not simple average.
- The term "academic"does
not include ROTC.
- All units earned in other colleges
and universities under different rating system and
offered graduation shall be evaluated on the basis
of the following Table of Conversion;
1 minus or A minus
2 plus or B plus
2 or B
2 minus or B minus
3 plus or C plus
3 or C
3 minus or C minus
- For all candidates for graduation
with a Bachelor's degree, all units earned, whether
offered for graduation or not, or whether earned in
the Foundation or anywhere else, shall be considered
submitted for the purpose of computing the candidate's
general average or ratings.
- In all cases, the moral character,
conduct, integrity and reputation of the candidate
must be beyond reproach.
for all graduating students are held at the same time.
No student will be recommended for any degree, unless
he has fulfilled all the requirements called for in his
curriculum, including Physical Education and ROTC, and
until all his obligation to the Medical Foundation have
Candidates for graduation
shall wear during the academic procession, baccalaureate
service, graduation exercises, and similar functions,
the academic costume prescribed by the Foundation. They
shall wear on their respective caps the silk tassel of
the color of the departments of leaming to which their
degree pertain, as follows:
Medicine (Doctor of Medicine):
Green and Gold
Medical Technology (Bachelor's
Degree): Green and Orange
Physical Therapy (Bachelor's
Degree): Green and White