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Winter Commencement 

Our next Winter Commencement is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 10:00am in the Nold Athletic Complex.

Students ARE REQUIRED to report to Nold Athletic Complex BY NO LATER THAN 8:30am on January 16th for MANDATORY check-in and a brief rehearsal.

Ticket distribution for those who did not previously claim any will occur in The Office of the Dean of Students (Laffin 314) from 10:00am-2:00pm on Tuesday, January 15, 2019.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 will be the LAST DAY of ticket distribution for the Winter Commencement Ceremony.

Students with a valid RAM ID or photo ID can receive 4 tickets. You may only claim tickets for yourself. If you are unable to claim tickets during this timeframe, call the Office of the Dean of Students at 631-420-2104 for alternate arrangements.

***There will NOT be any extra tickets distributed for the Winter Commencement Ceremony.***

Students awarded for Academic Excellence can pick-up a green and white graduation cord by presenting their award letter to the Office of the Dean of Students staff during regular business hours (M-F; 9:00am-4:30pm).

ALL GRADUATES must fill-out a Yellow Card (which includes the phonetic spelling of your name) prior to the Commencement Ceremony. Yellow Cards are available at the Campus Barnes & Noble Bookstore, along with caps and gowns. Additionally, Yellow Cards will also be available in Nold during Commencement check-in for those who did not previously submit.

The Barnes & Noble College Bookstore hours for cap and gown purchases and for Yellow Cards are as follows:

Monday, January 14th and Tuesday, January 15th:  9:00am to 2:00pm.

Cap and Gown purchase ONLY: Wednesday (Commencement Day): 8:00am until 8:30am

Please check to ensure you have your cap, gown, hood, and tassel prior to the ceremony. If you are missing any component of the ceremony attire, please contact the Campus Barnes & Noble Bookstore prior to Wednesday morning. 

Additional inquiries regarding the 2019 Winter Commencement can be sent to commencement@farmingdale.edu.

Book your portrait at the Island Photography studio by visiting the Island Photography website.


The archived Fall 2017 Winter Commencement video can be viewed here.