Degree Requirements      

In order to graduate from the Newark College of Arts and Sciences or University College - Newark all students must complete the following requirements:

  • Successfully completing at least 120 degree credits
  • Successfully completing the college's core curriculum
  • Successfully completing one of the major programs of study
  • Successfully completing a second concentration*
  • Successfully completing the writing intensive requirement
  • Successfully earning a cumulative grade-point average of 2.0 or better

Steps to Graduation

  1. Before registering for your final semester schedule an appointment with your Academic Advisor.
  2. Before registering for your final semester meet with your faculty advisor in your major and second concentration
  3. Check “The Grad Finale” Blackboard site for graduation and commencement information. 
  4. Apply for graduation via GradTracker.
Application Deadline Degree Granted
October 15 January
February 15 May
July 30 October