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Graduation Information

Filing Deadlines for Students to Submit the Graduation Application

Applying for graduation:

You can apply for graduation​ through your CUNYfirst Student Center for the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters. Winter applications are submitted to the QC Hub by email at

Spring 2021:
The deadline for graduation applications is now ended. Any requests received from this point will be assigned to Summer 2021 graduation. 

PLEASE NOTE: Spring 2021 Diplomas will be ordered from the vendor no later than August 1.  Please allow 3-4 weeks for delivery after the August 1 submission date.​

Summer 2021:
Information coming soon.


The conferral date is the official date of graduation; this date will be listed on your transcript and diploma. Once a complete audit of your work is finalized by your academic department(s) and the QC Hub, your degree will be processed and posted to your CUNYfirst account. 

                   Semester       Filing Deadline         Conferral Date                Diploma Ordered*

                     Fall                  November 1st                 January 1st                           April 15th
                   Winter           January 1st                 February 1st                     April 15th
                   Spring            March 1st                   Date of Commencement    August 1st
                   Summer         April 1st**                    September 1st                  November 1st
                          for Commencement
                   Summer         July 1st                      September 1st                  November 1st

* Diploma ordered date is the date the diploma order is sent to our vendor. Please allow 3-4 weeks for processing and delivery. 




 Office Information

Location:  Virtual
(Make sure to include your CUNYfirst id #when sending an email)  
You can reach us via email at​ or by Live Chat:  

Office Hours:
Monday-Thursday Virtual ​9:00am-5:00pm
Friday Virtual 9:00am-1:00pm
Saturday-Sunday   ​Closed​


Due to current circumstances and in efforts to protect the health and safety of our community, the QC Hub will be virtual until the foreseeable future.

Important Dates


1 - Summer 2021 Degree Conferral Date

1 - Verification of Enrollment Rosters Available to faculty 

1 - Grade of WD is assigned to students who officially drop a course

3 to 8- No classes scheduled

6 - College Closed

6- Last day to drop Fall 2021 class(es) with 50% tuition refund

14 - Last day to drop Fall 2021 class(es) with a grade of WD and to drop class(es) with 25% tuition

14 - Fall 2021 Financial Aid Census date 

14 - Verification of Enrollment Rosters Due from faculty

15 - WN Grades assigned

15 - Beginning of P/NC and Self Service Withdrawal period

15 to 16- No Classes Scheduled​

Click here for the full calendar​​ ​



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