Commencement 2019

Commencement 2020

Saturday, May 9 at 10:00 AM

Commencement Exercises for The King’s College Class of 2020 will be held on Saturday, May 9 at 10:00 AM at St. George’s Episcopal Church. The main entrance is located at 4 Rutherford Place (Between 16th Street and 17th Street in Union Square), New York, NY 10003. Contact: events@tkc.edu

We offer free livestreams for both the Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 9, and the Award Ceremony on Friday, May 8. Links are posted on this page one week in advance.

Chaplain Barry C. Black

Keynote Speaker

Chaplain of the United States Senate, Rear Admiral Barry C. Black (Ret.) will address the graduates of The King’s College Class of 2020 at Commencement. Chaplain Black took office in January 2003 after serving in the U.S. Navy for over twenty-seven years.

Graduates Information

Major items are listed here, but graduates should consult the Graduates Commencement Information packet for a comprehensive list.

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Commencement Tickets – May 9

Each graduate is guaranteed 6 commencement tickets. If a graduate needs fewer or more than 6, he/she may use the link below to tell us the total number of tickets needed. Requests for more than 6 are granted on a first-come, first-served basis. Graduates pick up all tickets between Monday, April 27 and Friday, May 1 at Student Services. For those unable to attend, the Commencement Ceremony is live-streamed for free, and the link will be sent to graduates and posted on social media in advance. Contact: events@tkc.edu

Request Fewer or More Than Six Tickets
Award Ceremony - May 8

Graduate, staff, and faculty awards are announced at the 4th Annual Award Ceremony. Those nominated for awards are notified via email in April. Due to space restrictions, only nominees and up to two guests are invited to RSVP for tickets to the ceremony. The Ceremony is live-streamed for free, and the link will be sent to graduates and posted on social media in advance. Contact: events@tkc.edu

Parents Reception - May 8

Graduates and parents are invited to the annual Parents Reception, immediately following the Award Ceremony, to mingle with fellow graduates, faculty, and staff. Hors d’oeuvres will be served. Due to space restrictions, extended family and friends are not invited to this event Contact: events@tkc.edu

Register
Photos

The events and production team will take individual photos of you before the ceremony on Saturday, May 9 between 8:30 AM and 9:30 AM and while receiving your diploma, as well as a class photo after the ceremony. All photos are sent two weeks after commencement in a graduates follow up email. You may download photos to order prints on your own or post online as you wish. Contact: medialab@tkc.edu

Announcements

Order optional graduation announcement packages from Jostens. Orders are shipped directly to the address given. Contact: campregprod@jostens.com

Order Announcements
King’s Gear

Looking for the perfect gift for your King’s graduate? Check out our selection of King’s gear. During Graduates Regalia and Commencement Ticket Pick Up week between Monday, April 27 and Friday, May 1, graduates receive a free decal with their purchase of $15 or more plus the standard 10% student discount on items purchased in-person at Student Services. Contact: kingsgear@tkc.edu

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Schedule

Deadlines and Events

Wednesday, February 12

Mandatory Graduates Luncheon
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
The King’s College City Room
56 Broadway, New York, NY 10004

Friday, February 21

Deadline to Complete Graduation Application

Friday, February 28 – Wednesday, March 4

Senior Speaker Election

Friday, March 20

Deadline to Order Regalia

Friday, April 24

Deadline to Request Fewer or More than 6 Commencement Tickets

Monday, April 27 – Friday, May 1

Graduates Regalia and Commencement Ticket Pick Up | King’s Gear Deal
The King’s College Student Services
56 Broadway, New York, NY 10004

Friday, May 1

Deadline to Pick Up Graduates Regalia and Commencement Tickets at Student Services
Deadline to Register for Graduates Department Farewell Receptions, Award Ceremony, and Parents Reception

Graduates Department Farewell Receptions
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Locations Vary

All Graduates Celebration
7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
The King’s College Student Union
56 Broadway, New York, NY 10004

Monday, May 4

Deadline to Pay Your Bill

Wednesday, May 6

Mandatory Graduates Rehearsal
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
The King’s College City Room
56 Broadway, New York, NY 10004

Friday, May 8

Award Ceremony
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
St. Paul’s Chapel & Live-streamed

Parents Reception
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Lobby & Student Union

Saturday, May 9

Commencement Ceremony
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
St. George’s Episcopal Church & Live-streamed
4 Rutherford Place (Between 16th Street and 17th Street in Union Square)
New York, NY 10003

Arrival Times
7:30 AM – 8:00 AM | Graduates Arrive
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM | Faculty Arrive
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM | Guests Arrive
Immediately Following Ceremony | 2020 Class Photo in Stuyvesant Square

Life After King’s

As a King’s graduate, you are automatically subscribed to The King’s College Alumni Newsletter, sent monthly with information about upcoming events, College news, and class notes. Other ways to stay connected are to join the TKC Alumni Facebook Group to engage in alumni conversations and like the TKC Alumni Facebook Page to follow College news.

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