Graduation Application and Checklist
Applying for graduation and attending the Commencement Ceremony are separate processes. Graduation refers to the administrative process of awarding your degree. Commencement is the ceremony that celebrates this achievement.
The checklist instructions on this page will guide you through the necessary steps in order to apply to graduate and receive your diploma officially. Please make sure to read this page in its entirety to avoid missing any essential steps.
|Graduation Application Due
|Estimated Diploma Mailing Date
|During the month of October 2023
|During the month of February 2023
|During the month of June 2024
|During the month of October 2024
Graduating with Honors and with Distinction
Pratt students graduate with honors, highest honors, and with distinction. This is notated on the diploma and the final official transcript. The Institute does not graduate students cum laude, magna cum laude, or summa cum laude.
To be considered for honors, highest honors, or distinction, a student must have completed a minimum of 50 percent of degree credits at Pratt. These credits must be earned in semesters evaluated with a GPA.
Associate & Bachelors
With Honors: 3.500
With Highest Honors: 3.750
With Distinction: 3.85
Contact the Registrar’s office: email@example.com or phone at 718.636.3663