• Commencement 2014
  • Student Info

    Arriving at the Jacob Javits Center


    The ceremony will take place June 5, 2014, and will begin promptly at 10 a.m. and will end at approximately 12 p.m.

    Please arrive by 8:30 a.m. and use the entrances on West 39th Street or West 40th Street along 11th Avenue. There, commencement marshals and volunteers will direct you to the graduate robing area in “The Link” to prepare for the ceremony.

    Your guests should go directly into the Javits North Hall and take their seats. Doors open at 9 a.m. Get directions to the Jacob Javits Center.


  •  Academic Attire

    How to Order Your Graduation Regalia (Cap & Gown)


    Price: $34.00
    You will not be allowed to participate in the ceremony without proper academic attire.
     

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    Pay Online In Advance, Pick-up On Campus

    Go to the Online Student Web Ordering Site at http://www.herffjones.com/college/graduation and follow the instructions. Your last opportunity to order graduation regalia online is Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at 11:59 p.m.  

    Once your order is complete, you will be able to pick it up in person on one of the following days:

     

    • Thursday, May 22, 2014, 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Room E111
    • Friday, May 23, 2014, 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Room E111
    • Tuesday, June 3, 2014, 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Room E111 

     

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    Pay In Person, Pick-up On Campus 

    On any of the following dates, you may come to campus and purchase your graduation regalia in person. Please arrive with a non-refundable cash payment of $34, and expect to be helped on a first come, first served basis.

     

    • Thursday, May 22, 2014, 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Room E111
    • Friday, May 23, 2014, 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Room E111
    • Tuesday, June 3, 2014, 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Room E111

      

    Please keep your cap and gown as a souvenir.

     

    Visit the FAQs for more information on obtaining your cap and gown.

    Please be advised that backpacks will not be allowed in the Javits Center. All bags will be subject to search. 

     Admission Tickets

    You will receive three (3) General Admission tickets when you pick up your academic attire. 

    Graduates requiring more than three (3) guest tickets may contact the Office of Campus Life at (718) 482-5190.

    • Thursday, May 22, 2014, 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Room E111
    • Friday, May 23, 2014, 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Room E111
    • Tuesday, June 3, 2014, 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Room E111 
     Portraits


    Thorton Studios will be taking graduation portraits on the following dates:
      

    • Thursday, May 22nd  from  12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.,  Room E111 
    • Friday, May 23rd  from  12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.,  Room E111 
    • Tuesday,  June 3rd  from  12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.,  Room E111 

      

    No appointment or payment is necessary at the sitting but do expect a wait time of approximately 30 minutes. 

    The photographers will have only a cap and gown for you to wear during the shoot. Find more information on preparing for portraits, requesting the free DVD yearbook and purchasing mementos in the FAQs.  

     Graduation Program

     

    Commencement programs will be handed out to family and friends as they enter the theater.  See the Program.
     Graduation Cruise

    All students, staff, faculty and family and friends of graduates are invited to the Graduate Cruise, which will depart on Friday, May 30, 2014 at 6 p.m. from Chelsea Piers. Limited tickets are available for $35. Graduation Cruise Flyer.

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