You are invited to participate in the 52nd Commencement Ceremony at Queensborough Community College on May 31, 2013, You must:
1. RSVP to let us know you will participate in the ceremony and to reserve your seat.
2. PURCHASE YOUR CAP AND GOWN (Price: $48.10)
Go to the Barnes and Noble bookstore: 718-631-4200
Store Hours: Monday to Thursday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. / Friday: 9 a.m. -2 p.m.
Dates to purchase caps and gowns: Beginning in March
Note: Spring Break March 25 to April 2: limited bookstore hours
3. All Graduates must report to the Lobby of the Science Building at
8 a.m. SHARP! on May 31, 2013
There is no rehearsal in advance of this event. Your punctual attendance in the Science 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
To ensure the safety of all those attending our commencement exercises, backpacks and large bags and packages are prohibited from the commencement area, and all bags are subject to search.