Commencement - Spring 2020


We have been working out the details for Car-mencement on Saturday, June 13, 2020 and are excited to share our plans with you. To make this celebration as safe and enjoyable as possible, please review the guidelines below.

We hope to see lots of creatively decorated cars. On the passenger side, please include your name in big, bold letters. It will be read as you pass the President's house.

1 car per graduate – Friends and family residing with you are welcome to join you in the same car.

In an effort to follow social distancing protocols, we ask that you remain in your car while on campus. Restrooms will be closed and masks should be worn at all times.

Students should arrive no later than 10:00 AM. The event will begin at 11:00 AM. Enter through the Route 110 entrance and you will be directed to line up at Lot 3. Caps, programs and alumni signs will be distributed.
After you return home, we plan to conclude this celebratory day with a virtual champagne toast at 4:00 PM.

Further details and all video content will be shared on the commencement website.

To confirm your attendance, please RSVP here by Friday, May 22.

We expect many members of our faculty and staff to join us in celebrating your success.

Thank you for your enthusiasm and support for this event. We look forward to seeing you on June 13th!

Congratulations to all graduates and their families on reaching this milestone in your college career. Farmingdale State College is extremely proud of every one of our graduates.

Message to Our Graduates

Apply for Graduation

Completing the Intent to Graduate Form will ensure that your transcript is sent to your department for graduation review and that your name appears in the commencement book.

The deadline to submit an Intent to Graduate Form for Spring and Summer 2020 is Friday, March 27th 2020.   We will continue to accept forms after March 27th, however, if you submit your Intent to Graduate after Friday, March 27th you WILL NOT be included in the commencement book program.

If you have any questions regarding the Spring/Summer ceremony please email

Winter 2019 Commencement Video

Last Modified 5/20/20