The UNAM will restart titling procedures starting on August 3 (Photo: UNAM)

The National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) reported that, as of Monday August 3rdwill resume degree and graduation procedures, as well as the corresponding to carry out professional exams and of degree.

« The foregoing, in order to reactivate and give continuity to the processes of presentation of professional and degree exams; to the emission of the corresponding titles and degrees, as well as sending the information to the General Directorate of Professions, so that graduates carry out the procedures that allow them to obtain the Professional ID. ”, Released a statement issued by UNAM.

After the coronavirus health contingency will force educational institutions to stop operations to mitigate the spread of the disease, the president of the highest house of studies, Enrique Graue Wiechers, endorsed an agreement that enables various activities and procedures that were temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 epidemic.

Faculties, schools and postgraduate programs will serve students who wish to register for the graduation and graduation processes (Photo: Cuartoscuro)

Consequently, the General Directorate of School Administration (DGAE) was instructed to take the necessary steps to restart, from August 3, the processing of review of studies with which begins the process of degree and graduation of students who have completed their study plans.

What should I do if I am a candidate to carry out this procedure?

From the date indicated, the interested parties must send an email to the School Services area from your faculty, school or the corresponding graduate program, and request the completion of this procedure.

Students who already had review of studies at the start of the coronavirus epidemic in Mexico and that sustained their distance degree or graduate exam, they should ask the School Services of their entity to carry out the integration and submission to the DGAE of the degree and / or graduation filen to be able to prepare the corresponding degree or degree.

In accordance with the established, study plans and procedures authorized by technical councils and academic committees, faculties, schools and graduate programs will attend to the students who wish to register for the graduation and graduation processes.

The National Autonomous University of Mexico will not start face-to-face classes after the vacation period (Photo: .)

Since March 17, UNAM began the gradual suspension of classes due to the COVID-19 pandemic, date in which 93 accumulated confirmed cases and 206 coronavirus suspects were registered in the country. However, to date, the highest house of studies has determined that will not be returned to classrooms once the vacation period ends.

This decision is due to the fact that the Sanitary traffic light is in red and orange in most regions of the country.

« The country has entered a epidemic phase with differences in the spread of infections in the states and regions of our nation. Therefore, the different health authorities have issued differentiated traffic lights, in accordance with the prevailing health conditions. « 

In accordance with the provisions of UNAM, the beginning of the next school year will be on September 21, 2020 (Photo: .)

For this reason and after consultation with the University Commission for Emergency Response to Coronavirus, the following determinations were reached:

1. Since the sSanitary traffic light is in orange phase in the Metropolitan Zone of the Valley of Mexico, and in other regions in red and orange, The University will not return to face-to-face activities at the conclusion of the vacation period.

2. That the modifications to the school calendar approved by the Academic Work Commission of the University Council to start the following school year on September 21 will be maintained, provided that on that date the sanitary traffic light in the corresponding region is green.

If not, says the institution, the start of school activities will be postponed and rescheduled after approval by the corresponding collegiate bodies.


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