Congratulations to the Class of 2014!
To our graduates, we look
forward to your participation in the 2014 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 2014 commencement ceremony is open for
Fall 2013 graduates and Spring 2014 potential graduates (filed “Intent to
Graduate”) to participate. Students who graduated in Spring 2013 can also participate in the commencement ceremony, but their names will not be included in the program
booklet. 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.
Price: $34.00 You will not be allowed to participate in the ceremony without proper academic attire.
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Online ordering is closed. If you ordered your cap and gown online you will be able to pick it up in person on one of the following days:
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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.
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.
Thorton Studios will be taking graduation portraits on the following dates:
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.
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.