Office of the Registrar

Graduation Information

GraduationLocated in Shuster Hall, Room 105. Telephone: 718-960-7474 Graduation.Audit@Lehman.CUNY.edu

The Graduation area audits a student's course work to ensure satisfaction of the College's requirements for graduation.

Commencement Ceremony

The Graduation Ceremony for the Fall, Spring and Summer graduation candidates is held on the last days of May or early June. Check the Spring academic calendar for the latest information.

Commencement Booklet

You must apply by April 1, 2015 in order for you name to appear on the commencement booklet.  NOTE: the commencement booklet is a listing of all candidates who have applied to graduate.

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Graduation Application Deadlines

TERM

OPEN

DEADLINE

Conferral Date

Diploma Distribution

SPRING 2014

FEB 24, 2014

MAR 28, 2014

MAY 29, 2014

OCT 2014

SUM 2014

APR  25 , 2014

JUNE 2, 2014

SEP 01, 2014

NOV 2014

FALL 2014

SEP 15, 2014

OCT 15, 2014

JAN 31, 2015

MAR 2015

SPRING 2015

MAR 18, 2015

APR 15, 2015

MAY 28, 2015

   SEP 2015

Graduation Requirements

In order to qualify for graduation, students must satisfy the following requirements:

Bachelor's Degree                                               

  • (120) cumulative credits
  • (30) credits in “Overall Residency”
  • At least ½ the number of credits in the declared major for “Major Residency”
  • All “General Education” requirements completed
  • All “Major” requirements completed
  • (2.0) GPA in declared Major
  • (2.0) GPA in overall credits completed

Master's Degree

  • At least (30) cumulative credits
  • At least ½ total graduate credits OR (18) credits in “Residency” (whichever is greater)
  • All “Major” requirements completed
  • (3.0) GPA in declared Major
  • (3.0) GPA in overall credits completed

Online Application Instructions

Filing for Graduation

Graduation Applications are being accepted ONLINE via CUNYfirst.

The deadline to apply for the MAY 28, 2015 Conferral is APRIL 15th.  Eligible students will be sent email and telephone invitations with instructions on How to Apply and How to View Application Status.

A student who expects to graduate at the end of a semester must file an application for graduation by the deadline posted each semester. Students are asked to check their @ LC.CUNY.Edu email for the Graduation Invitation and Online Application Instructions.  Any student who does not meet the requirements to graduate must cancel their graduation. Students may re-file in any subsequent semester in which graduation is anticipated.

  • Students MUST clear all negative service indicators before graduation.

Incomplete Policy

Undergraduates: Incomplete (INC) grades must be resolved prior to the date of graduation. Students are responsible for contacting appropriate instructors regarding completion of course work and submission of final grades. INC grades still pending at the end of the semester following the one in which they were earned will be converted to a 'FIN' grade. All F, FIN, or WU grades will remain on a student's transcript and can never be changed after graduation.

Graduate Students: Graduation candidates who do not intend to complete the course work to clear an incomplete grade MUST sign a form in the Graduation Office.

Diplomas

Once your record has been audited for completion of program, your diploma may be obtained through one of the following methods:

  • You may pick-up your diploma in the Office of the Registrar, Shuster Hall Room 108. Please call in advance (718) 960.8526
  • You may mail in a request to have your diploma mailed to your home or work

Please be sure to verify and update your address in the system. You may update your address online on CUNYfirst, in person or at the Records & Transcripts Office (Shuster Hall, Room 106) or by mail.

Please download the Authorization Letter for diploma pick-up.

PLEASE NOTE:
Your diploma and complimentary student transcript will be held at the Office of the Registrar if you have a negative service indicator.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions, please contact us at Graduation.Audit@lehman.cuny.edu.

 

 

Last modified: Oct 15, 2014

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