The mission of the Registrar's Office supports the mission of the University by serving students, faculty, staff and the general public through effective management practices that ensure the integrity, accuracy and privacy of academic records.
NOTE: The Office of the Registrar currently operates according to the following schedule:
Mondays - Thursdays: in-person service, room 7201, 9am to 5pm
Fridays: remote service 9am to 5pm
*December 27, 28, and 29: remote service only; Registrar will be closed December 30.
All inquiries can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The GC's Academic Calendar is available online and as a PDF by semester:
For Spring 2022, please note the following dates:
- The Graduate Center is closed on Friday, February 11, 2022 and Monday, February 21, 2022.
- Last day to drop without the grade of a ("W") is Thursday, February 17, 2022.
- Spring recess is from April 15 to April 22, 2022.
- Last day to file for an unevaluated withdrawal "W" from courses is Monday, May 16, 2022.
Use the following links for registration:
- Useful Information about CUNYfirst
- Global Search - Class Schedule
- Registering in Schedule Builder
Permit enrollment information is available at:
Important Registration Dates:
- Continuing student registration for the Fall 2022 semester will begin on April 26, 2022 at 9:30 a.m via the CUNYfirst system. Registration appointments will be assigned to all continuing students. Be advised that all holds must be cleared before registration. A late registration fee of $25 will be applied to all registration for the Fall 2022 semester on or after August 25, 2022.
- Registration for new students begins on August 15, 2022.
- Non-matriculants and permit students are set to register on August 19, 2022.
- First day of Fall 2022 classes is on August 25, 2022.
- The Graduate Center Tuition Refund Schedule. Students may be charged % tuition if classes are switched on the first day of the semester or later. In addition, students are required to pay a change of program fee for each time they make certain program changes on or after the first day of classes. Use the 'SWAP' function in CUNYFirst if you want to switch a class to avoid possible financial penalty.
The most up-to-date version of forms from the Registrar's Office can be accessed here:
Graduate Center Bulletin
The Graduate Center Bulletin is a comprehensive guide to academic requirements, programs, policies, and courses at the Graduate Center.View the Bulletin
The handbook is a supplement to the Bulletin with information on services, resources, and amenities for students as well as student governance and additional policies.View the Student Handbook
Important Notice of Possible Changes
The City University of New York reserves the right, because of changing conditions, to make modifications of any nature in the academic programs and requirements of the University and its constituent colleges without advance notice. Tuition and fees are similarly subject to change by the Board of Trustees of the City University of New York. The University regrets any inconvenience this may cause.