May 18, 2024  
College Catalog 2024 - 2025 
College Catalog 2024 - 2025

Graduation and Alumni Engagement

Graduation Information


During their final semester, students who expect to graduate must apply for graduation. To graduate, students must:

  • Complete a minimum of 60 credit hours (exclusive of developmental courses) with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.00.
  • Attain a minimum of 15 credits of the total number of credit hours through courses enrolled in and successfully completed at Bunker Hill Community College.
  • Complete all program requirements.
  • Meet all requirements of the College, including payment of any outstanding financial obligations and submission of state-mandated immunization requirements.

Second and Subsequent Degrees

Students may apply to earn additional associate degrees. To qualify, students must complete the required courses for each degree, as well as a minimum of 15 credit hours beyond the first and any subsequent degrees.


To qualify for a BHCC certificate, students must complete all course requirements for the certificate with a minimum of 25 percent of the required credit hours successfully completed at the College with a cumulative minimum GPA of 2.00 (exclusive of developmental courses).

Graduation with Honors

Highest Honors: Students who have completed degree requirements with a Cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.90 - 4.00, less developmental credits.

High Honors: Students who have completed degree requirements with a Cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.50 - 3.89, less developmental credits.

Honors: Students who have completed degree requirements with a Cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.30 - 3.49, less developmental credits.

The College gives honors awards for the highest grade point average, less developmental credits, in each program.

The Bunker Hill Community College Alumni Association

Established in 1988, the Bunker Hill Community College Alumni Association contributes to the continued growth of the College by sharing the educational, professional and personal experiences of alumni with the College community.

The Alumni Association provides opportunities for alumni to connect with their alma mater, one another and BHCC students through sponsored programs, networking opportunities and events.

The Bunker Hill Community College Foundation, Inc.

Foundation Office
Marilyn K. Kuhar, Executive Director of Development and of the Foundation

The Bunker Hill Community College Foundation, Inc., is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization established to obtain resources to support the College, thereby enabling students with diverse educational, ethnic and cultural backgrounds to benefit from a high-quality, affordable, post-secondary education. The mission is realized by building constituencies and obtaining financial resources from groups and individuals including alumni, business, civic and community leaders.

The Foundation Board of Directors is committed to advancing the mission of the College and works to secure private contributions, planned gifts and other donations from individuals, foundations and corporations through personal solicitations, grant applications and fundraising events.

The Foundation accepts donations of any amount and designated to any purpose that advances the goals and mission of the college. Funding priorities are programs that contribute to student success, including scholarships, emergency assistance, and basic needs. Gifts for current use provide immediate assistance while contributions to the Foundation’s endowment help ensure excellence and accessibility to future generations of students.