Everything You Need to Know About Commencement and Graduation.Here you will find answers to frequently asked questions regarding the commencement ceremony, graduation requirements, procedures, deadlines and other details for the Class of 2015.
A. April 29 is the last day to apply for Intent to Graduate for Spring 2015 graduation. All students who have submitted their Intent to Graduate application before the deadline will be able to participate in commencement.
Yes, all participants will walk across the stage, announce their names and major, and will receive a diploma cover. Your name will appear in the commencement program if you graduated in Fall I or Fall II 2014. If you applied for “Intent to Graduate” in Spring I or Spring II 2015, your name will automatically be included in the program because you are a potential graduate. Please be sure to purchase a cap and gown in order to participate. See the Student Info page for cap & gown pick up dates.
In addition, you will not receive your diploma at the ceremony; you will be notified when it is ready for pick-up approximately six months after graduation. Please contact the Registrar’s Office for more information on receiving your diploma by visiting Room C107 or calling (718) 482-5935.
Graduates requiring more than three (3) guest tickets may contact the Office of Campus Life at (718) 482-5190.
may purchase and get measured for you cap and gown on the same day. See details
on the Student
Info page for cap and gown pick up dates. The colors of the graduation attire are black
for the cap and gown; and red and white for the hood and tassel.
Info page for the graduation portrait schedule.
All students, staff, faculty and family and friends of graduates are invited to the Graduate Cruise.
Departing from Chelsea Piers on Friday, May 29, 2015.Boarding time is 5:30 p.m., and cruise time is 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tickets are $35 per person. Buy your tickets NOW at the Bursar Window C110 - first come, first served!
Your 3-hour fun-filled excursion includes: -Open Buffet, Desserts -Dancing (live DJ) -Live Entertainment
For more information visit The Office of Campus Life in Room M115, call (718) 482-5190 or view 2015 Graduate Cruise Flyer