Commencement 2018

Commencement 2018

Commencement Ceremony

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
10:30 AM or 3:30PM
Arthur Ashe Stadium
South Gate Entrance

For Parking, you MUST use this address in your GPS:  124-02 Roosevelt Ave Flushing, NY 11368

This information is for guests only. Students in need of accessibility services must contact the office of Accessibility Services directly.

For those with accessible  (ADA) parking placard or license plate, you are permitted to park in Lot A. 

First Aid (EMTs & Paramedic) will be stationed in the First Aid stations in Ashe on both Club & Promenade levels.

For people in need of assistance (elderly, ADA), simply inform the ticket taker once it’s your turn on the line that you need a wheelchair to be transported to your seating. Please note that the gates to the stadium itself will not open until 9am. If you show up earlier you may not be assisted until then. Wheelchairs are for transportation only. Once you are seated, the chair will be taken back.

If you have your own wheelchair, you will be directed to proceed to the CLUB LEVEL seating with your family which is where wheelchair seating is located.

There will be shuttle services provided from the Southfield parking lot to the South Gate entrance from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. If you take the subway and wish to utilize the shuttles, be sure you exit the train station on the Street Side and NOT the boardwalk/park side. If you want to walk, exit on the boardwalk/park side. Please note that shuttles will prioritize the elderly, disabled and people in need of services before letting anyone else on.

Long Island Rail Road:
There will be additional trains running on the LIRR on the day of Commencement. For schedule information, click here 



Commencement Vendors

  • Graduation Portrait

You can still take your graduate portrait. Please contact the studio at 212-647-1966 to make an appointment. 

March 26th - 28th 
12 pm-6 pm | Atrium                      April 24th - 26th 
  12 pm-6 pm | Hound Square




Marching Order

Summer 2018 graduates will be invited to MarchingOrder after May 1, some time in mid-May only if the student enrolled  for summer classes (6 credits max.) before May 1.