• Commencement 2015
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    June 4, 2015 

    Madison Square Garden

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    #LAGCCGrad15

  • Student Info


    Congratulations to the Class of 2015!

    To our graduates, we look forward to your participation in the 2015 commencement exercises as a way of sharing this great accomplishment with your fellow students, family, faculty and staff who have supported you on your journey. Below you will find everything you need to know to prepare for the big day.

    Note: The 2015 commencement ceremony is open for Fall 2014 graduates and Spring 2015 potential graduates (filed “Intent to Graduate”) to participate. Students who graduated in Spring 2014 can also participate in the commencement ceremony, but their names will not be included in the program booklet. 

    Arriving at Madison Square Garden



    The ceremony will take place June 4, 2015, and will begin promptly at 10 a.m. and will end at approximately 12 p.m.
     
    Your guests should go directly into Madison Square Garden and take their seats. Doors open at 9 a.m. Get directions to Madison Square Garden.


  •  Academic Attire

    How to Order Your Graduation Regalia (Cap & Gown)


    Price: $35.00
    You will not be allowed to participate in the ceremony without proper academic attire. 

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    Online Ordering is open. *Deadline for online purchase is April 30th*

    If you ordered your cap and gown online you will be able to pick it up in person on one of the following days:

    • Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Room MB10
    • Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Room MB10
    • Wednesday, June 3, 2015, 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Room MB10 

    Order your cap and gown  Here

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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 $35, and expect to be helped on a first come, first served basis.

    • Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Room MB10
    • Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Room MB10
    • Wednesday, June 3, 2015, 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Room MB10 

    Please keep your cap and gown as a souvenir.

    Visit the FAQs for more information on obtaining your cap and gown.
    For proper cap & gown etiquette visit Herff Jones


     Admission Tickets

    Admission Tickets

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

    You do not need a ticket for yourself. DO NOT RSVP using Eventbrite.
    That is for faculty and staff only.

    The MSG guest tickets look entirely different from the Eventbrite tickets and will not be accepted for admission to the theater. Don’t prevent your family from watching you graduate. Pick up the right tickets!Graduates requiring more than three (3) guest tickets may contact the Office of Campus Life at (718) 482-5190.

    • Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Room MB10
    • Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Room MB10
    • Wednesday, June 3, 2015, 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Room MB10 

       Portraits


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

      • Wednesday, May 13th  from  12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.,  Room MB10 
      • Wednesday, May 20th  from  12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.,  Room MB10  
      • Tuesday,  June 2nd  from  12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.,  Room MB10  

      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.

      Departing from Chelsea Piers Friday May 29th 2015.
      Boarding time is 5:30pm, and cruise time is 7:00-10:00pm

      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
      -Dancing (live DJ)
      -Live Entertainment
      -Desserts


      For more information visit The office of Campus Life in M115, call (718) 482-5190 or view 2015 Graduate Cruise Flyer