Participants Information

The Fifty-Sixth Annual Commencement of The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Ceremony starts at 3:00 p.m.
Lincoln Center, David Geffen Hall
10 Lincoln Center Plaza
(Columbus Avenue and 65th Street)


Find information below for participants of The Graduate Center's 2020 Commencement: 

 

Graduates


Payment is mandatory to complete your registration.

Please register via the Graduate Registration Form and pay online via Eventbrite. Graduation fee includes 4 guest tickets. Extra tickets are $25 per guest with a limit of 6 extra tickets per graduate. All tickets will be distributed at academic attire pick-up.

A late fee will be charged for registration after May 18, 2020. Late registration is $225 for those who own academic attire and $350 for those who will rent academic attire.

Academic attire and tickets will be issued at The Graduate Center: 

Wednesday, May 27 and Thursday, May 28
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
William P. Kelly Skylight Room, Ninth Floor (Room 9100)

Order of Events for Commencement Exercises, June 2, 2020:

1:00 p.m. - Graduates report to David Geffen Hall in academic attire
3:00 p.m. - Academic procession

Your participation in the rehearsal is required. The order of the academic procession is the order in which you will be awarded your degree.

3:00 p.m. Procession enters David Geffen Hall. Faculty lead, followed by the graduates.

ACADEMIC ATTIRE MUST BE RETURNED TO DAVID GEFFEN HALL, GRAND PROMENADE PORTICO. IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE CEREMONY
 


Faculty


Registration will begin in early 2020. 

Academic attire and tickets will be issued at The Graduate Center:

Wednesday, May 27 and Thursday, May 28
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
William P. Kelly Skylight Room, Ninth Floor (Room 9100)
Academic attire must be returned to David Geffen Hall, Grand Promenade portico, immediately following the ceremony.
 
Order of Events for Commencement Exercises, June 2, 2020:
 
2:00 p.m. - Faculty assemble in academic attire; Charles Dana Lounge, Plaza Level.
3:00 p.m. - Procession enters David Geffen Hall; faculty lead, followed by graduates.


Staff


Registration will begin in early 2020. 

Tickets will be issued at The Graduate Center:
Tickets can be picked up in room 9113 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. starting Thursday, May 28.