Class of 2021

CCNY CWE Downtown Graduation

CCNY/CWE Class of 2020-2021

Mark your calendar. Below are the virtual events at scheduled with the College and the Division of Interdisciplinary Studies at CWE to acknowledge all students who will graduate within our division.

Graduation Invitation


Below are information helpful links regarding applying for graduation, virtual salutes, diplomas, photos and events. 

Degree Audits

Degree audits are a must. Students should have scheduled a meeting with their advisor or Trisha Baboolal to review your status and confirm your progress towards graduation completion. Students in both cohorts should have consulted with their advisors to ensure fulfillment of all requirements for graduation.  Go to the link below to apply for a degree audit.

Bachelor of Arts:

Bachelor of Science Early Childhood Education: 

Apply for Graduation

Degrees are conferred three times a year: September, January/February and June. Graduates “march” only one time-- in June. Please note that students wishing to graduate must have applied for graduation on CUNYfirst by the application deadline.


Go to CUNY First

Student Center

My Academics

Apply for Graduation

Go here for more information.


Diplomas are usually available one to two months after the degree conferral date.  Graduates will be notified via their CCNY email address when the diplomas are available for pick-up.  If you have a negative service indicator on your account, you will not be able to pick up your diploma; all holds must be cleared before the diploma is released.

Because of the pandemic, the Registrar may inform graduates that their  diplomas will be mailed to them. 

Go here for more information.

Cap & Gown

You can place your order for the cap & gown, tassel and stole through HerffJones. You can order online at 

Graduation Photos :

Thornton Studio- 150 W 25th Street; 212 647-1966.

College Ring: 

Order your ring through Herff Jones, Balfour or Fond Memories.



Frequently Asked Questions for graduation and commencement:

Class of 2020-2021 
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