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Certification and Educational Support Services

Applying for Hofstra Recommendation for Certification

Graduation Date

 Due Date for Institutional Recommendation Request for New York State Certification 

May 31st

April 1st

August 31st

July 1st

December 31st

November 1st

January 31st

January 1st

In order to apply for certification:

  • Submit Institutional Recommendation Request form to the Office of Educational Support Services (Mon-Fri 9-5)
  • Apply for certification on TEACH (see link Directions for applying for certification)
  • Apply for Graduation (on Portal, print out application on Hofstra website or go to Memorial Hall) To avoid late fees, please note the separate submission deadline dates on the graduation application.  The above listed dates are for the certification application only.

Frequently asked questions and important information for applicants and certificate holders using the TEACH Online System may be found at:

Technical support for TEACH:

  • TEACH HELP Line (518)-486-6041 available Monday through Friday from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm.