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Graduation Requirements

To obtain a degree or certificate from Rockland Community College, students must register for graduation. Students in their final 12-week session must register for graduation in order to have their records reviewed. If all requirements are not met by the end of the final session of attendance, the student must reapply for graduation in order to be considered for the subsequent semester.

Minimum Requirements

  • A minimum of a 2.00 GPA is required for graduation.
  • Degree-seeking graduates are required to have 60+ credits and certificate-seeking students must have 25+ credits.
  • The deadline for application is the 3rd week of the Spring semester.

Checklist for Registering for Graduation

  • Determine Your Eligibility
    • Visit WebAdvisor and run a Program Evaluation/Degree Audit.
    • If your status is Complete or Pending Completion of Unfinished Activity, you are ready to GRADUATE!
  • Meet with an Academic Advisor
  • Complete an Application for Graduation
  • Bring Your Completed Form to Records and Registration
    • You will need to email the completed application to records@sunyrockland.edu. The College will bill your account for the $30 graduation application fee when staff have returned to campus.
  • Check Your Emails
    • Check your College email often.
    • You will receive an email with the status of your graduation application.
    • If you do not receive an email within 60 days of submitting your graduation application, contact Records and Registration.