Commencement Ceremony

The Commencement Ceremony is Hunter’s culminating event held at the conclusion of both the Fall and Spring semesters to celebrate those students who are candidates for official graduation.

Hunter College 218th Commencement Ceremony

When: Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 3:00 PM

Where: Hunter College, Main Campus (68th St.) Assembly Hall, North Building

Participation Eligibility

Spring Commencement Ceremony

The Spring Commencement Ceremony is held at the conclusion of the Spring semester. You may participate in the Spring Commencement Ceremony if:

  1. You will fulfill all degree requirements by the end of the Spring semester and have applied for graduation with the Registrar’s Office by the February 15th Graduation Application Filing Period deadline for Spring.
    – or –
  2. You need six (6) or fewer credits to complete your degree requirement, plan to complete your coursework by the end of the Summer sessions, and have applied for graduation with the Registrar’s Office by the Graduation Application Filing Period deadline for Summer.

Winter Commencement Ceremony

The Winter Commencement Ceremony is held at the conclusion of the Fall semester and Winter session. You may participate in the Winter Commencement Ceremony if:

  1. You will fulfill all degree requirements by the end of the Fall semester and have applied for graduation with the Registrar’s Office by the October 15th Graduation Application Filing Period deadline for Fall/Winter.
    – or –
  2. You need six (6) or fewer credits to complete your degree requirement, plan to complete your coursework by the end of the Winter session, and have applied for graduation with the Registrar’s Office by the October 15th Graduation Application Filing Period deadline for Fall/Winter.

Invitation for Commencement Ceremony and Commencement Program

All students who are eligible to participate in the Commencement Ceremony will be sent an email invitation to register to attend the ceremony and to secure up to two (2) Guest Tickets. For more information, please review the Student RSVP and Guest Tickets section.

In order to receive an invitation to reserve Commencement Ceremony Guest Tickets and to have your name appear in the Commencement Ceremony catalog, you must apply for graduation by:

  • April 1st for Spring Commencement
  • October 15th for Winter Commencement