H&A Divisional Graduation Ceremony
Information for Humanities & the Arts Graduates
TIME: Students must be in line no later than 8:30 a.m. Ceremony begins promptly at 9:30 a.m.
WHERE: Marshak Plaza—enter at 137th Street & Convent Avenue, or follow street-level signs in front of Marshak building.
FOR: Graduates with their primary degree in the Division of Humanities & the Arts - Departments/Programs in:
Foreign Languages & Literatures
Media & Communication Arts
TICKETSPaper tickets for those who RSVPed are available for pick-up in NAC 5/225 on the following dates and times:
Wednesday, May 28: 9 AM – 5 PM
If you cannot pick up your tickets in-person, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org authorizing another person to pick-up your tickets. Without this e-mail, we cannot release your tickets to anyone else.
CAPS AND GOWNS (REGALIA)
You can order and pick up both your cap and gown in NAC 1/211 on the following dates and times. Cash, money orders, credit card and debit cards will be accepted for payment. No personal checks will be accepted.
·Wednesday, May 28, 2014 from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
If you cannot pick up your regalia during the above times, you need to do the following:
- Write a letter, authorizing a specific individual to pick up your regalia
- Provide that person with a photocopy of your CCNY ID
- Provide that person with a copy of your receipt for purchase of regalia
Any other questions regarding regalia can be answered by the Division of Student Affairs at 212-650-5426.
·Bachelor Student Keeper Cap. Gown and Tassel - $27.00
·Master Student Keeper Cap, Gown, Tassel and Hood - $53.00
ABOUT YOUR REGALIA
·CCNY undergraduate students do not wear hoods.
·CCNY caps have tassels in the school colors.
·CCNY graduate students wear hoods colored according to their degree.
Wear your academic robe closed. Your cap should be centered on your head with the mortarboard (the top) flat, not tilted. Caps tend to slip; hairpins will help. For undergraduates, the tassel on your cap should be worn in front on the right side; they will be switched to the left when the Dean requests that you do so at the end of the ceremony. The cap and gown are yours to keep.
ASSEMBLY LOCATION FOR GRADUATES
Graduates may begin to line up at 8:30 AM and must be lined up by 8:45 AM on the Marshak Plaza in the designated area.
To enter Marshak Plaza, you will need to enter at 137th Street and Convent Avenue.
Marshak Plaza is ADA-Accessible. Please follow signs in front of the Marshak Building to lead you to the elevators.
The ceremony is outside. You and your guests should prepare for the possibility of inclement weather and bright sunlight and extreme heat.
DURING THE CEREMONY
Please emphasize to your guests that aisles and walkways must remain clear and that they and you must remain seated during the entire ceremony and procession.
Programs will be handed out once you enter Marshak Plaza. They will include a roll-call list and an awards brochure.
The divisional ceremony will be professionally photographed while on-stage, and once the student steps off the stage.
are not presented at the ceremony. Students will be notified by mail when
they are available for pick up. Be sure the Registrar's office has your
For further information please call the Registrar's office at tel. 212-650-7861.