Commencement 2015

Important Senior Events for 2014                                                                                                       

Deadlines for filing for Graduation: Tuesday, October 1, 2013 for December 2013 and January 2014 graduates
                                                            Sunday, December 1, 2013 for May 2014 graduates
                                                            Tuesday, April 1, 2014 for August 2014 graduates
                                                            A late charge of $25. will be assessed after these dates

Jostens College Rings: February 18, 19 and 20, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Public Square Lobby
                                         A representative will also be at the Graduation Festival.

Deadline for Academic Attire is March 1, 2014.

If you are ordering:
Bachelor/Associate (Cap, gown, hood)                                   $65.
Master (Cap, gown, hood) $70.
Bachelor/Associate (Hood only) $40.


Etiquette Dinner - Tuesday, March 11 at 6:30 p.m.

7th Street Cafe
126 Seventh Street
Garden City, New York 11530
Tuesday, March 11, 6:30 p.m.
Due to limited space, you MUST pre-register for this event in Student Affairs, Public Square Room 330, and leave your $20 deposit at that time.

"55 Nites"

A traditional celebration of 55 nights until graduation.
Thursday. March 27, 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Location TBA

Graduation Festival

Mandatory Event
Tuesday, April 15, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Wednesday, April 16, 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Hays Theatre, Wilbur Arts Center

Commencement Rehearsals

Mandatory Event - You must attend one of these sessions. Your graduation ticket will be distributed during these rehearsals.
Monday, April 28, 4 p.m.
Monday, April 28, 7 p.m.
Tuesday, April 29, 4 p.m.
Tuesday, April 29, 7 p.m.
Hays Theatre, Wilbur Arts Center
Doors open 15 minutes prior to each rehearsal

Senior Gala

Friday, May 2, 7 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Floral Terrace
250 Jericho Turnpike
Floral Park, New York 11001
Cost: $50. per person
Tickets will go on sale at the Graduation Festival

Senior BBQ

Monday, May 12, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
On the grounds of Public Square

Masters Hooding/Class Night *Time Change*

Master Degree Candidates Only
Wednesday, May 14, 8 p.m.  *Time Change*
Quealy Hall, Wilbur Arts Building
All participants must report to the Hays Theatre at 7:30 p.m

Baccalaureate Hooding/Class Night

Associate and Bachelor Degree Candidates Only
Thursday, May 15
Group A, 5 p.m.
Group B, 8 p.m.
Quealy Hall
You will be notified at the Graduation Festival regarding the time of your major's ceremony. All participants must report to the Hays Theatre 30 minutes prior to the ceremony

Commencement Liturgy

Friday, May 16, 10:30 a.m.
St. Agnes Cathedral
Rockville Centre, New York

Alumni Commencement Brunch

Friday, May 16,
Immediately following the Commencement Liturgy
Quealy Hall


Friday, May 16, 6 p.m. *Procession starts at 5:30 p.m.
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Uniondale, New York
*Unlimited guests*
Watch it live here starting at 6 p.m.