Applying for Graduation:

The Spring 2019 application for graduation is open in CUNYfirst. Students who are eligible to apply for graduation may do so now until March 1st, 2019.

Students should refer to their Self Service account in CUNYfirst to verify eligibility to apply and submit their application.  To access CUNYfirst please login here.  Instructions on how to apply can be found here: Apply-for-Graduation.


Save the date: CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies Inaugural Commencement Ceremony will be held at CUNY Graduate Center Harold M. Proshansky Auditorium, 365 Fifth Ave at 34th Street, on June 14th, 2019 @ 4:30.  Please check the Commencement page for more information.


Students will be notified via their SLU email account when diplomas will be available for pick up from the Registrar’s office.  Diplomas for both undergraduate and graduate students will be available approximately four to six months after conferral date.


Students who require an official transcript to be sent to a third party, (Employer, College, etc) may email a request to the Registrar’s office at Request must include emplid, name and address where transcript is to be sent.  Students can view/print a student copy of their transcripts via CUNYfirst self-service student center.

Deferment Request:

Students who need to have a deferment form completed should submit the form via email to, or in person to the Registrar’s office on the 19th floor.

Information subject to change