Entry Details, Travel Info, & Accessibility Accommodations
Student Arrival Time and Entrance
Required Arrival Time: TBA
*In order to participate in the Commencement Ceremony processional, graduation candidates must arrive on time.
Commencement Day Information Packet: TBA
Along with a Commencement Ceremony RSVP, a valid Hunter College ID is required for entry for all graduation candidates. Paper/online tickets are not required for entry for graduation candidates. All graduation candidates are expected to arrive dressed in academic regalia.
Guest Arrival Time and Entrance
Recommended Arrival Time: TBA
A valid Commencement Ceremony Guest Ticket is required for entry for all guests. Seating is provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Once the academic procession begins, guests will be asked to wait until all the graduates have been seated before proceeding into the venue. It is therefore advisable for guests to arrive one hour before the start of Commencement.
Infants and/or toddlers who can remain on an adult’s lap will be allowed entry with an accompanying Guest Ticket-holding parent/guardian. All other children require a Guest Ticket for entry.
Faculty Arrival Time and Entrance
Please register to participate in Commencement Ceremony and to receive additional details regarding arrival time and entrance information.
In addition to registering to participate, a valid Hunter College ID is required for entry for all participating faculty.
Staff Arrival Time and Entrance
Staff will be notified of their team leaders, assigned roles, reporting time and entry location via email.
Hunter College staff members interested in participating in the faculty processional must register to attend via the Staff Commencement Attendance Form. Additionally, a valid Hunter College ID is required for entry for all participating staff members.
Getting to Hunter College Assembly Hall is fairly easy. Whether you’re a local or out-of-towner, there are plenty of options and a few tips and tricks that’ll help you get to where you’re going. For driving directions, parking information, and public transportation info, visit https://hunter.cuny.edu/about/campus-information
Attendees who require an accessibility accommodation for themselves and/or for their attending guests should indicate their request for accommodation(s) when they RSVP to reserve tickets.
Accessibility accommodations will be provided for attendees who:
- require sign language services
- require specialized seating
- require the use of a wheelchair
- experience difficulty traversing stairs
- experience difficulty with other physical obstructions
Additional accessibility accommodations will be provided upon request. Please contact the Office of AccessABILITY directly at 212-772-4857 at least one (1) week prior to the Commencement Ceremony or notify Hunter College staff directly upon arrival.