Information for Students

Commencement ceremonies will be in person.

Main Commencement will take place on Friday, May 31, 2024 at 10:00am

All participating graduating students and guests are required to present their commencement ticket

Dates To Know For Graduates Graduation Vendors 



Cap & Gown

Opportunity to order your cap and gown to ship home.  CLICK HERE

Senior Rings (Option 1): Balfour

Senior Rings (Option 2): Herff Jones

OPTIONAL: Opportunity to see/purchase Senior Rings. VISIT LINK FOR MORE INFO: CLICK HERE

Senior Portraits

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: Schedule an appointment with Thornton Studio to get your senior portrait taken for the Yearbook (ON CAMPUS OPTION): CLICK HERE

Diploma Plaques

OPTIONAL: Opportunity to see/purchase Diploma Plaques.  VISIT LINK FOR MORE INFO: CLICK HERE

Yearbook Photo Submission

OPTIONAL: Want some of your photos featuring campus life to be in the Yearbook? This is the chance!  VISIT LINK FOR MORE INFO: CLICK HERE

FAQ's HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: Take a look at some common questions and answers asked by students. VISIT LINK FOR MORE INFO: CLICK HERE
Honor Cords


To learn about the distribution of the honor cords please reach out to your perspective division for details.



Students with no more than two courses remaining, in order to complete their degree requirements, may request permission to participate in Commencement by clicking here.​

 Dates To Know For Graduates

Graduate Salute

• Tuesday, April 16th from 12 PM - 4 PM
» Location: (NAC Flex Space & NAC Ballroom)

• Wednesday, April 17th from 3 PM - 7 PM
» Location: (NAC Flex Space & NAC Ballroom)

• Thursday, April 18th from 4 PM - 7 PM
» Location: (CWE)

Balfour Rings Tabling

• Wednesday, February 21st from 12 PM - 6 PM
• Thursday, February 22nd from 12 PM - 6 PM
• Tuesday, April 2nd from 12 PM - 2 PM
• Wednesday, April 3rd from 12 PM - 2 PM
• Wednesday, May 29th from 9 AM - 5 PM
» Location: NAC Rotunda

Thornton Studios Senior Portraits

• Tuesday, February 20th
• Wednesday, February 21st
• Thursday, February 22nd
• Friday, February 23rd
• Tuesday, April 16th
• Wednesday, April 17th
» Location: NAC 1/213 SAME TV STUDIO

Students can also schedule a photoshoot using the link and code below The portrait schedule is active now at using Code: 02688

Cap and Gown Pick Up

• Wednesday, May 22nd from 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
• Thursday, May 23rd from 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
• Tuesday, May 28th from 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
• Wednesday, May 29th from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Dates To Know For Graduates

Graduation Vendors

Senior Portraits 

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Schedule your photo with Thornton Studios


Congratulations to the graduates from all the different schools & divisions of the City College of New York Microcosm Yearbook, Professional, & Cap & Gown Formal Portraits are being photographed on campus NAC Building Room 1/213

Tuesday, April 18th through Friday, April 21st, 2023

Dress as you would for a job interview. Caps and gowns will be available. Portraits are from the waist-up. You will receive about (10) poses. The portrait sitting is free. Order your Microcosm Yearbook today in the Student Life Office NAC Room 1/210 

Note: CUNY CLEARED4 requirements to access campus.

Schedule Your Portrait Appointment Today:


“Schedule Appt”


To change your appointment. Select a new date and time, your previous appointment is automatically cancelled. Questions?

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Senior Rings

Senior Rings

Herff Jones: HERE

Tabling on Campus (In Person) Wednesday, February 22, and Thursday, February 23, 12-5 p.m. - NAC Rotunda (2nd floor of NAC)


Balfour: HERE

Tabling on Campus (In Person) Monday, February 28th and Tuesday, March 1st, 12-5 p.m. - NAC Rotunda(2nd floor of NAC)


Diploma Plaques

Graduation Diploma

Preserve your Diploma, while retaining your original. & Proudly Display on Wall

To receive the discounted price, please call us at (845) 354-5027 or email us: , and we will contact you to take your order.

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Last Updated: 05/24/2024 13:43