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Academic Records

Degree Audit

  • What is a degree audit?

    A listing of requirements that must be completed to receive a Hofstra undergraduate degree.

  • Who can use it?

    - Undergraduate students entering Fall 2013 use the DegreeWorks degree audit system only.

    - Undergraduate students who entered in the years of 2012-2013 & 2011-2012 can use both the DegreeWorks system and the DAR system.

    - Undergraduate students who entered in 2010-2011 or earlier, use the DAR system only.


Degree Audit How-To Videos

  • Fall 2013 class through Fall 2011 - Understanding Your Degree Audit

    Video coming soon!

  • Fall 2010 class or earlier - Understanding Your DAR

    Understanding Your DAR
    Watch a demonstration of how to run and read your Degree Audit Report.
    (7-Minute Video)

  • Fall 2010 class or earlier - Understanding the What If DARS

    Understanding the What If DARS
    Watch a demonstration of how to run and read a "what if" Degree Audit Report.
    (6-Minute Video)


FAQ for DegreeWorks

  • How do I access my degree audit?

    The degree audit is available to students on the Hofstra Portal. Please click here to enter "My Hofstra." For instructions, click here.


FAQ for Degree Audit Report (DAR)

  • How do I access my DAR?

    The degree audit is available to students on the Hofstra Portal. Please click here to enter "My Hofstra." For instructions, click here.

  • Question:
    I'm a graduate student, can I review my degree audit report?

    Answer:

    The degree audit report is not available for graduate students. Please see your program director to discuss degree requirements.

  • Question:
    What are Distribution Courses?

    Answer:

    HCLAS Distribution Courses
    Hofstra University bachelor's degree programs include distribution requirements among their general degree requirements. The distribution requirements are designed to afford students some familiarity with the subject matter and intellectual methods used in the various liberal arts and sciences. In addition, this program seeks to expose students to a broad range of cultural traditions and encourages students to partake in interdisciplinary studies that draw on the general resources of the liberal arts and sciences.

  • Question:
    How do I know what distribution course to take?

    Answer:

    Each distribution requirement is identified by a two letter code which appears in the title of the course. For a complete listing of the distribution courses, click here.

  • Question:
    What if I have a dual major?

    Answer:

    Students who have dual majors within the same school will be able to view both degree audits.

  • Question:
    Will my minor be reflected on my DAR?

    Answer:

    Yes, the minor will appear at the end of the audit right before the area that lists electives.