169th Commencement Ceremony Of The City College Of New York

The City College of New York, celebrating its 175th historic anniversary and originally known as The Free Academy, held its first Commence­ment in 1853 with a graduating class of just 17. As we step into the 175th year of academic success, we hold true to the history and the stage set by those first matriculating in 1853. For that reason, 2021 celebrated the 168th graduating class, which corrects for how the College previously counted the number of graduations since 1847.

We salute the graduates from all the different schools and divisions of the City College of New York and we look forward to seeing them follow in the footsteps of thousands of alumni who have made a difference in the community, the city, the country, and the world.

Friday, June 3, 2022 at 10:00 am

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2022 Valedictorian and Salutatorian
 City College's 2022 Valedictorian Rose Mary Biju [left] and Salutatorian Ali Khalil.

Meet our Class of 2022 Valedictorian and Salutatorian.

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Commencement Speaker
Anthony Fauci [left] and Stanley Nelson, CCNY's 2022 honorary degree recipients.

Keynote speaker Dr. Anthony S. Fauci and documentary filmmaker Stanley Nelson are CCNY's 2022 honorary degree recipients.

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Divisional and Schools Ceremonies
Division Commencement

Each school will host a celebration to honor its graduates.

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Information for Graduates
Students at graduation

All the information you need for Commencement.

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President's Message
President Vince Boudreau

President Vince Boudreau’s Class of 2022 message.

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COVID-19 Guidance

Stay up-to-date with Commencement related Covid guidance.

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Commencement Book
Commencement Book

2022 Commencement book

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