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Information for Graduates


Information for Graduates

Photo of two CCNY female graduates

Information for Graduates

Commencement will take place on Friday, June 1, 2018

Time: 9:30 A.M.

Location: South Campus Great Lawn

Note: Commencement will take place outdoors and on a grass surface; flat shoes are advised for comfort and mobility.  If you and/or your guests require accommodations for commencement activities (both main and mini commencements) due to a disability, please contact The AccessAbility Center in advance of the ceremonies.



The College is sponsoring an annual graduation preparation event called Graduate Salute, a one-stop opportunity to glide you through the process of getting ready for your graduation. This event, which will take place over three days, offers all the information and services you will need for a smooth and unforgettable Commencement Day in one convenient location.


Graduate Salute @ CWE – Wednesday, April 11, 2018 – 4pm – 7pm in the Auditorium

​Graduate Salute—Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 12pm - 4pm in the Great Hall of Shepard Hall

Graduate Salute—Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 3pm -7pm in the Great Hall of Shepard Hall


At the Graduate Salute, prospective students will be able to order the cap and gown required to participate in the commencement ceremony.  Graduates will also be able to pre-order the CCNY yearbook, order your graduation class ring and have your senior portrait professionally taken.  Prospective graduates, will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from a number of pertinent offices, such as, Financial Aid, Graduate Admission, Registrar and Bursar Offices. The Career Professional Development Institute will be there to assist you with the next phase in life. You can also join The CCNY Alumni Association.


At the Graduate Salute you will have a chance to win prizes during the various raffles.

·              Cap & Gown Packages

·              Graduation Portrait Packages

·              Class Rings

·              Diploma Frames

·              CCNY Athletic Paraphernalia


The Graduate Salute offers “one-stop” convenience for you at a time when you are very busy. We believe it will be both practical and fun, and I strongly encourage you to attend. Please note that students can pre-order their cap & gown via the following website until April 20, 2018 -


Remember, Commencement is on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:30am.  To RSVP for the Graduate Salute at the CCNY campus only please click the link: TINYURL.COM/CCNYCOMMENCEMENT .  If you have not downloaded the CCNY Student Life app, please do so here: 


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Once again, congratulations to you and your family for all your efforts and accomplishments. Questions regarding the Graduate Salute should be directed to the Department of Student Life & Leadership Development at (212) 650-5002. CWE Graduate Salute questions please call 212-925-6625 ext. 201.