Degree Requirments

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

  1. Successfully completing at least 120 academic credits
  2. Successfully completing the college's core curriculum
  3. Successfully completing one of the major programs of study
  4. Successfully completing a second concentration*
  5. Successfully completing the writing intensive requirement
  6. Successfully earning a cumulative grade-point average of 2.0 or better

*students following the old General Education requirements (NCAS or UC-N) are not required to complete a second concentration

Steps to Graduation

  1. Before registering for your final semester visit your Academic Advisor in OAS and your faculty advisor in your major/second concentration to confirm final degree requirements
  2. Apply for graduation on GradTracker
Application Deadline Degree Granted
October 15 January
February 15 May
July 30 October
  1. Check “The Grad Finale” Blackboard site for graduation and commencement information. If “The Grad Finale” is not available through Blackboard please contact your academic advisor.
  2. Pick up diploma (if applicable-mail option also available through GradTracker)