Degree Audit Process
A degree audit is a series of administrative procedures that determine if a student has met his/her degree requirements.
Students must check the Academic Calendar for the deadline to submit an application for graduation.
Students who file late cannot be evaluated in time to participate in commencement exercises.
Apply for Graduation
To obtain a degree or certificate from the college, an application for graduation is required. Students in their final semester must access CUNYfirst and submit an Application for Graduation. If all requirements are not met by the end of the final semester of attendance, the student must reapply for graduation in order to be considered for a subsequent semester.
Instructions on Applying for GraduationFor an official review of your academic record, apply for graduation online using CUNYfirst.
Login to CUNYfirst: Click Self Service > Student Center > My Academics > Apply for Graduation
Students may use Self Service to track the progress of their graduation application.
Please review your home address and telephone number in CUNYfirst to make sure all of your contact information is current.
Graduation RequirementsStudents must satisfy the following requirements:
Some degrees contain additional graduation requirements not listed above. For specific graduation requirements in your degree please consult with your academic advisor or review the current College Catalog.
The following degrees are awarded:
Degrees are awarded three times a year:
Note:Bronx Community College will confer a degree upon a student who has completed all College requirements towards graduation. However, a student must also be in good standing with the College in order to graduate and receive a degree. Accordingly, a student who has completed all academic requirements will not be eligible to graduate or receive a degree until any outstanding financial balance or disciplinary matter against him/her has been resolved and any disciplinary penalty completed.
Records are sealed after graduation
No changes may be made to the academic record (transcript) after the degree has been awarded.
Transcripts reflecting the award of your degree
A statement of the degree awarded will be posted on student's official transcript before the student receives their diploma. To request your transcript to be held until the degree is posted, a student must check the specify box on the transcript request form.
All obligations whether academic and/or financial must be cleared before a student records will be released.
Application for Graduation Status
After submitting the Application for Graduation via CUNYfirst, students may use self-service to track the progress of their graduation application.
Instructions to View Graduation Status
Login to CUNYfirst: Click Self Service > Degree Progress/Graduation View Graduation Status There are five types of graduation statuses
Graduates will receive notification from the Registrar’s Office informing them to pick up their diploma approximately 6-8 weeks after their graduation date. D