Academic Policies

Special COVID-19 Flexible Grading Policy for the Spring 2020 Semester

As part of The City University of New York’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, during the Spring 2020 semester, all students shall have the option to convert any or all of the (A-F) letter grades they earn in their classes,…

Restricted Departments and Schools

While CUNY BA students are eligible to take courses in almost all schools and departments across the CUNY campuses, there are a few exceptions which applicants and currents students should be aware of. Often, these schools or departments have admissions…

Taking Graduate-Level Courses

Qualified students may take some graduate courses as part of their CUNY BA undergraduate program. Policies about admission of undergraduates into graduate courses vary from campus to campus and from discipline to discipline; students must comply with those policies. You…

Leaves of Absence

Taking a Leave of Absence from CUNY BA: If you do not intend to register for classes in the fall or spring semester, please request a CUNY BA Leave of Absence in writing (email is fine) to your CUNY BA…

F Grade Policy and Repeating D Grades

CUNY Baccalaureate follows the University policy on “F” grades:  effective fall 1990, students may re-take up to 16 credits of “F”(or FIN, WU) earned in courses taken in CUNY after September 1984. The course (same number and title) must be…

Taking Business Courses at Baruch

The following policy is set by the Dean of the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College: The demand for many business courses frequently exceed the supply for these courses at the Zicklin School of Business every semester, as undergraduate…

CLEP Credits and other Credits-by-Exam

CUNY Baccalaureate allows students to earn a maximum of 30 non-classroom credits which includes credit-by-examination. There are a number of opportunities for students to receive credit by examination, including the New York University Language Proficiency Exam (offered in over 40…

Graduation Honors

Academic Honors Graduation honors are determined by calculating the grade point average (GPA) for all grades the student has received (CUNY and non CUNY, including those grades that were not transferable) and separately calculating the GPA of CUNY courses which…

Readmission

Students who withdrew or were dropped from the CUNY Baccalaureate and wish to reapply must complete the application for readmission below. Students readmitted to the program must satisfy the degree requirements in effect at the time of their readmission. Application for Readmission…

Taking Business Courses at Baruch

The following policy is set by the Dean of the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College: The demand for many business courses frequently exceed the supply for these courses at the Zicklin School of Business every semester, as undergraduate…
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