Declare Your Certificate

When to Declare a Certificate

Ideally, you should declare the certificate as early as possible. That way you can take advantage of program advising in planning the best sequence of upper-level courses.

How to Declare a Comparative Ethnic Studies Certificate

If you are ready to declare a certificate in Comparative Ethnic Studies, fill out and submit the

Declaration of Certificate Form »

Initial Advising Appointment to Declare the Certificate

The next step is to make an appointment with the Program Director by sending an email to You are required to make an appointment. The Program Director will respond via email, and possibly set up a virtual or in-person meeting as well, in order to answer your questions about the certificate and to assign you an individual faculty advisor within the program.