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All students must apply for Graduation on CUNYfirst, instructions to apply are available here.

Deadline to apply:

Fall Semester

November 1st

Spring/Summer Semester

March 1st

If you have questions about whether you are on track to graduate, contact your academic advisor directly.

Commencement information can be found here.

Graduation Requirements:


Bachelor of Arts – 120 credits total at least 30 credits required for the degree must be taken in residence at School of Labor and Urban Studies and minimum of 2.00 GPA.

Master of Arts – 30 credits required and minimum 3.00 GPA


Undergraduate Certificates – 16 credits required and minimum 2.00 GPA

Graduate (Advanced) Certificates – 12 credits required and minimum 3.00 GPA