Check your name spelling
Check the spelling of your name for the commencement program after you have filed
your Intent to Graduate form. You can check the spelling of your name by going to
OASIS a few days after filing the form.
Email your questions
Questions about graduation after reading through the commencement website? Send email
Purchase cap and gown
Visit the Barnes & Noble Bookstore to purchase a cap and gown between April 1, 2019
and May 13, 2019 (the last day of finals). Try on your attire to ensure it fits and make sure your bag includes the robe, hood,
cap, and tassel. If you are unable to make it into the bookstore, please call them
at 631-249-3048. Students must wear caps and gowns to participate in the graduation ceremony. Barnes & Noble will use its Facebook page at to announce the arrival of the caps and gowns.
Get your Commencement Tickets. Ticket distribution is set to begin in April at the
Commencement Fair (April 24-25, 2019).
Eligible graduates will be entitled to four (4) guest tickets. Due to the size of the graduating class, no extra tickets will be available for the
2019 Spring Commencement ceremony.
Check the Commencement website for additional
Dress accordingly. You will be walking up the platform stairs to shake the President's
hand and receive your diploma cover at the Commencement ceremony. High heels are not
recommended. To maintain the dignity of the ceremony, we ask all students to dress
Cap and Gown
It is very important that when you purchase your cap and gown, you open the package
and check to see that you have everything that you are supposed to have: cap, gown,
black tassel (Latin Honors students will receive a gold tassel during check-in at
graduation), hood (Bachelor degree) or bib (Associate degree). Also, you should try
on the cap and gown to make sure it fits. This will help avoid problems on the day
President's Message to Graduates.
Share Live Stream Link
Remind those who cannot attend that the event will be live-streamed on the College
homepage. The link will be accessible the evening of Commencement.
Schedule a Senior Portrait appointment. Available dates/times: April 23, 2019 in Roosevelt 111 from 9am-5pm or during the
Senior Commencement Fair (April 24-25, 2019).
You MUST attend the 5:00pm pre-ceremony lineup and instructions.
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