The deadline to take part in the 2024 Commencement Ceremony has passed.

All applications submitted at this point will be reviewed for the 2025 Ceremony.

Please submit a completed application by the appropriate filing deadline listed below to be reviewed for graduation and to be invited to participate in the School's annual Commencement ceremony which requires a separate RSVP.

How to Apply for Graduation:

When applying, please keep in mind:

  • The application review is a lengthy process as each application is reviewed individually. Students will be contacted via their CUNY SPS email address if any issues arise.
  • Graduation applications are processed AFTER the filing deadline.
  • Exact dates for degree/certificate awards may be found in the Academic Calendar
  • If a filing date falls on as weekend, applications are due the following business day without penalty.

Special circumstances:

  • Students who have no more than two remaining courses to complete their degree requirements at the end of the Spring semester are permitted to participate in Commencement. To do so, the student must be registered for the final course(s) in the Summer term.