Graduation announcements, eight tickets and instructions for Commencement, will be distributed from the deans office for your school. Ticket distribution will take place from April 29th *beginning at NOON* until May 17th.
Each graduating student will receive formal graduation announcements. These are distributed with the tickets.
Academic attire will be distributed daily at the Manhattan College bookstore from April 15 through May 17, Monday and Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and the day of graduation at a campus location to be determined.
For those who did not reserve their cap and gown, additional academic attire will be made available for all graduating students at the College bookstore.
Only students who have been cleared by the registrar to graduate will be provided academic attire.
Any questions regarding caps & gowns, please call the bookstore on 718-862-7249.
On the day of commencement, graduating students will assemble in the designated areas listed below. All students are required to be in the appropriate area by 2:00 p.m. You will be instructed to check in with your advisors, and you will be given a readers card for the ceremony and then line up in alphabetical order by school.
After you pick up your diplomas, students please join your guests at the post-commencement reception for all schools on the Quadrangle.
The College will issue press releases announcing each student’s name and degree received. If you are graduating this year or are a recipient of a special honor award but do not wish to have an announcement sent to your local paper, please call marketing and communication at 718-862-7232 or e-mail Liz Bauman at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide your name and indicate whether you are an undergraduate, graduate or have completed the school of continuing and professional studies program. Please notify our office by May 17, 2013.
Please instruct your guests who will be taking photographs during commencement not to enter the aisles at any time during the academic procession. Also, no one is permitted to enter the student seating area for the taking of photographs or for any other purpose. It is strongly recommended that those who wish to photograph any part of the procession do so outside on Walsh Plaza or behind the seating area. Also, be mindful not to obstruct the view of others when photographs are taken. Students and their guests are most welcome to use all other appropriate areas of the campus for the taking of photographs.