To obtain a degree or certificate from LaGuardia Community College, students must apply for Intent to Graduate. Students in their final 12-week session must register for Intent to Graduate 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.
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Students must successfully complete a minimum of 30 credits at the College before being awarded a degree.
Note: Up to 10 exemption credits, as well as courses taken on permit, may be used to fulfill this requirement.
Upon graduation a student’s record is frozen. No changes can be made to the record.
Learning never stops and industries are constantly changing. Upgrade your skill set and stay competitive in today's job market by pursuing a second degree/credential or apply as a non-degree student.
*If the Registrar’s Office determines that you have met the requirements for graduation, you must file a second degree/credential or a non-degree application to continue taking courses at LaGuardia Community College. Second credential students
Students who have earned a certificate and then wish to pursue a degree, and students who graduate with a degree and wish to pursue a certificate, must apply for a “Second Degree.” Contact the Admissions Office or visit laguardia.edu/apply for information about how to apply. Courses completed for the first credential may be used to meet the requirements of the second credential. Students must re-register for “Intent to Graduate” in the semester in which they anticipate completing the second credential.
Second degree students
Students who have graduated from LaGuardia Community College and who are interested in pursuing a second degree at LaGuardia should contact the Admissions Office. Second degree students must complete LaGuardia’s residency requirements of 30 credits toward the new degree and may transfer up to 30 credits toward a degree.
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