Commencement 2019

Class of 2022 Commencement

Commencement Exercises

The 74th Annual Commencement Exercises took place Saturday, May 7 at 10AM EDT. Watch the full replay here.

Schedule

Graduates Receptions
Friday, April 29 | 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Various Locations

Award Ceremony
Friday, May 6 | 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
St. George’s Episcopal Church
4 Rutherford Place, New York, NY 10003

Parents Reception
Friday, May 6 | 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Lobby & Student Union
56 Broadway, New York, NY 10004

Commencement Ceremony
Saturday, May 7 | 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
St. George’s Episcopal Church
4 Rutherford Place, New York, NY 10003

Graduate Receptions

graduates group photo

Friday, April 29 | 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Various Locations Listed Below
Attendees: Graduates, Staff, Faculty

Graduates are invited to department-specific celebrations with faculty from your programs from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Snacks and beverages are provided.

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

MCA, ENG, JCS, HUM – Beckett’s Bar and Grill, 81 Pearl Street
PPE, RTS, HUM – The Dubliner, 45 Stone Street
BUS, FIN – Stone Street Tavern, 52 Stone Street

All Graduates Celebration
7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Student Union

Graduates Registration

Staff & Faculty Registration

Award Ceremony

graduates toss their caps in the air

Friday, May 6 | 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
St. George’s Episcopal Church
Attendees: Graduates, Staff, Faculty, Nominee Guests

Deadline: Friday, April 15

Graduate, staff, and faculty awards are announced at the 7th Annual Award Ceremony. Those nominated for awards are notified via email in April. The Ceremony is live-streamed for free, and the link will be sent to you and posted on social media in advance.

Nominee Guest Registration (forthcoming)

Graduates Registration

Staff & Faculty Registration

Parents Reception

graduates sit at commencement

Friday, May 6 | 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Lobby and Student Union
Attendees: Graduates, Staff, Faculty, Graduate Parents

Deadline: Friday, April 15

Graduates and their parents are invited to the annual Parents Reception immediately following the Award Ceremony to mingle with fellow graduates, faculty, and staff. Beverages and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Due to space restrictions, extended family and friends are not invited to this event.

Graduates Registration

Staff & Faculty Registration

Commencement Ceremony

commencement ceremony

Saturday, May 7 | 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
St. George’s Episcopal Church
4 Rutherford Place, New York, NY 10003
Attendees: Graduates, Staff, Faculty, Confirmed Graduate Guests (paper tickets required)

Graduates Arrive: 7:30 AM – 8:00 AM
Guests Arrive: 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Upon arrival on graduation morning, we will conduct a dress rehearsal and take graduation portraits. A full breakfast is provided for graduates. Graduates must register for tickets. Each graduate is guaranteed six guests but can request more. The waitlist for unused tickets will open on Friday, April 22. Single tickets will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Graduates will pick up all tickets between Monday, April 25, and Friday, April 29 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.

Commencement Tickets for Graduates

Information Packet

A comprehensive list of graduates commencement information, including the senior gift, diploma frames, alumni contacts, etc.