QCC Commencement

Student Information

You are invited to participate in the 53rd Commencement Ceremony at Queensborough Community College on May 30, 2014. 

1. PURCHASE YOUR CAP AND GOWN (Price: $50.00)
Go to the Barnes and Noble bookstore on campus: 718-631-4200
Store Hours: Monday to Thursday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. / Friday: 9 a.m. -2 p.m.
Academic attire will be sold beginning March 19, 2014.
Note: Spring Break April 14 to April 22: limited bookstore hours

2. All Graduates must report to the Lobby of the Medical Arts Building at
8 a.m. SHARP! on May 30, 2014

There is no rehearsal in advance of this event. Your punctual attendance in the Medical Arts Building is required so that you and your fellow graduates can prepare and practice for the actual graduation ceremony. Do not be late!

Family and Guests should proceed directly to the athletic field and be seated by 9:30 a.m.

Graduation is a formal occasion. Graduates should wear dark shoes, dresses or appropriate suits with their caps and gowns. Note: As the ceremony takes place on the athletic field, it is suggested that graduates refrain from wearing high heel shoes.

Graduates typically wear tassels on the right front side before degrees are conferred.

Graduation stoles are permitted only for Phi Theta Kappa members. No other stoles are permitted.

NOTE: Diploma covers, not actual diplomas, are given out during the graduation ceremony. Graduates will be receiving diplomas by the end of the next semester. Notifications will be sent to students that their diplomas are ready for pick up.

For more information regarding Commencement, e-mail Commencement@qcc.cuny.edu

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