Graduation Eligibility

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Graduation Eligibility

**Graduating students must file an application for their degree by Friday, February 7th, 2014Click this link to file for graduation. Students who fail to file an application for their degree by February 7th, will not be eligible to participate in the Commencement Ceremonies on Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 at the Jacob Javits Center. In addition, all students who have filed for graduation must be CLEARED by the registrar. Please check your email for any correspondence from the Registrar's Office.**

Candidates for the baccalaureate degree must complete at least 120 credits to fulfill the degree requirements. Associate degree candidates must complete at least 60 credits. Candidates for the baccalaureate and associate degrees must have a 2.0 GPA for graduation.

Candidates for Master's Programs must have a 3.0 GPA for graduation. All credits and other degree requirements must be completed within eight years. For the number of credits and specific requirements, refer to each program description.

Participation in the annual spring commencement ceremony is accorded to students who have been awarded the associate, baccalaureate, or master's degree the previous August or February and to students who are certified by the Office of the Registrar to complete their degree requirements by the end of the spring semester.

Students who have filed for graduation and have two courses or less to complete their degree requirements at the end of the spring session following the annual spring commencement, as certified by the Registrar's Office, may attend the Graduation ceremony if all four of the following conditions are met at the time the Office of the Registrar certifies the candidates for graduation:

• The student has filed the application for his or her degree by the February 7, 2014 deadline 

• The student application for degree conferral has been cleared by the Registrar's Office they are CLEARED to graduate.  

• The student has registered for and paid for the required course(s) for the summer session.

• The student has a minimum GPA of 2.00 (3.00 for graduate students).

Students who are prospective summer graduates would be listed as such in the graduation program.

Candidates for degrees are reminded that grades of INC assigned during the last semester of attendance in courses required for graduation will result in the postponement of graduation.