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Spring 2017 Commencement


Commencement is a memorable moment for our graduates, their friends, families, and the entire Farmingdale State campus community. Commencement will take place on Saturday, May 20th in the Nold Atheltic Complex with two ceremonies by academic school: one at 10:00 AM (School of Business, School of Health Sciences) and one at 3:00 PM (School of Arts & Sciences, School of Engineering Technology). Please be sure which ceremony you are to attend. Please let your guests know that no backpacks, coolers, strollers, or umbrellas will be allowed into the graduation area. Furthermore, all individuals may be subject to search prior to admittance.

***As of Tuesday, May 16th, two (2) additional graduation tickets per graduate can be obtained by visiting the Office of the Dean of Students in Laffin 314. To further clarify, students are currently entitled to six (6) tickets in total. Students should check their email regarding further ticket availability.


Please refer to the following dropdown links to view degree programs and their respective ceremony.


School of Business

Applied Economics

Business Management

Computer Programming & Information Systems

Global Business Management

Sport Management

Horticulture Technology Management

Visual Communications: Art & Graphic Design

School of Health Sciences

Dental Hygiene

Medical Technology



School of Arts and Sciences

Applied Mathematics

Applied Psychology


Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement (AS)

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Professional Communications

Science, Technology, & Society

School of Engineering Technology

Aeronautical Science: Professional Pilot

Architectural Engineering Technology

Aviation Administration

Computer Engineering Technology

Construction Management Engineering Technology

Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement Technology

Electrical Engineering Technology

Industrial Technology/ Automotive Management

Industrial Technology/Facility Management

Manufacturing Engineering Technology

Mechanical Engineering Technology

Security Systems