Hostos Community College grants degrees at the end of each fall and spring term and summer session. Commencement ceremonies are held twice each year: in January, to recognize degrees awarded the preceding summer and fall, and in June, to recognize students completing their degrees in the spring. Students whose records indicate they are on schedule to graduate at the end of the term are invited to commencement. Students whose records indicate that degree requirements cannot be completed in advance of commencement will have to wait for a later ceremony and reapply for graduation at the appropriate time. Students planning to graduate at a particular time are responsible for maintaining an appropriate course load and completing degree requirements.