Application for Degree and Graduation

It is the responsibility of the student to apply for a degree or certificate by completing an Application for Degree, which can be obtained from the Registration section of the College’s Website or at the Office of Admissions and Registration window, Room A-129, on the College’s main campus in Paramus.

Degrees are conferred in accordance with the calendar shown:

If completing
requirements by:
Must submit
application by:
December (Fall Semester) End of August
May (Spring Semester) End of November
August (Summer I/Summer II) End of May

If, after filing the application, a candidate is unable to complete the degree requirements by the date indicated on the student’s original application, the student should notify the Office of Admissions and Registration immediately. The Application for Graduation will not be automatically extended. The candidate will be required to submit a new application for the semester/session of anticipated completion. Please note that, although degrees are awarded at three times during the academic year, there is only one commencement ceremony, which takes place in May (please check the academic calendar for the exact date). Diplomas will be withheld from all students who have outstanding holds and/or violations.

Students wishing to participate in the May Commencement ceremony must notify the Director of Student Life and Judicial Affairs by March 3. Lists for graduation are compiled as of this date.