The graduation process begins when the Office of the Registrar identifies a student as a candidate for graduation. The student will be placed in ‘In Review’ standing in CUNYfirst and will be notified via their Guttman campus email. Potential graduates in ‘In Review’ standing will not have the following term activated in CUNYfirst and thus will not be able to enroll in classes for the term after their expected graduation term. If the student believes they are no longer qualified to graduate or wish to decline graduating at the end of their expected term, complete the Opt-Out of Graduation form here. By not opting out, the student authorizes the review of their student record and graduation at the end of their expected graduation term if all degree requirements are met.
Candidates whose requirements are pending the current session’s grades will be changed to ‘Pending’. Candidates who do not meet all graduation requirements will be put in ‘Withdrawn’ standing. Candidates who meet all graduation requirements will be put in ‘Approved’ standing until the conferral date. On the conferral date, approved candidates will be put in ‘Awarded’ standing. Graduates will be notified via their Guttman campus email that they have graduated and to expect an email about diplomas in 3 weeks.
Note that candidates of graduation who are inactive (not enrolled in any classes) for a term will have to readmit the following term.