Graduation and Certification Applications
A senior, eligible for graduation/certification, must complete the online "Intent To Graduate" form. To apply, log on to your GothicNet and click on the Student Dashboard tab. Complete and submit form.
Seniors with an Education major/co-major cannot apply online. Please go to the Registrar’s Office, Hepburn 214, to obtain the “Intent to Graduate” form and the certification packet. Follow instructions to complete and submit forms.
** A $75.00 per application non-refundable Graduation Clearance Fee will be charged to all students upon filing for graduation clearance. Your diploma will NOT be released if the graduation fee is due or if a balance is due to New Jersey City University.
May 15 to June 15: if the student expects to complete all requirements by the end of the Summer I or II Sessions. Transcripts and diplomas will be dated August 15, and diplomas will be available October 15.
August 1 to September 30: if the student expects to complete all requirements by the end of the fall semester. Transcripts and diplomas will be dated January 31, and diplomas will be available by March 15.
November 1 to January 15: if the student expects to complete all requirements by the end of the spring semester. Transcripts and diplomas will be dated the date of Commencement, and diplomas will be available by approximately July 15.
The Dean of Students will forward a letter during April to each graduating senior regarding participation in the May Commencement.
Students who are denied graduation clearance in a Spring semester because of six (6) or fewer missing credits are eligible to participate in Commencement proceedings upon registering for adequate summer-session courses to complete their program requirements.
NOTE: "Certification Only" Students must file an application for certification with the Certification Processing Office in Professional Studies Building, Room 203.