September 4, 2015: Deadline for undergraduate and Health Science undergraduate candidates to apply for graduation through SOLAR.
October 1, 2015: Deadline for graduate candidates to apply for graduation through SOLAR.
October 1, 2015: Deadline for SPD candidates to apply for graduation through SOLAR.
October 16, 2015: Deadline for Health Science graduate candidates to apply to graduation through SOLAR.
PLEASE NOTE: Applying for graduation after these deadlines WILL NOT guarantee that your name will appear in the printed commencement program.
October 1- December 3, 2015: "Ceremony Registration Form" is now available on the SOLAR for candidates that applied to graduate and for Summer graduates that did not participate in Commencement last May. This form must be completed and submitted to obtain tickets to the December Commencement ceremony. Please contact the Office of Conferences and Special Events if you have difficulty completing this form (631-632-6320).
November 18, 2015: Retainable caps, gowns, and hoods will be available for undergraduate and master candidates to purchase at the University Bookstore.
November 18, 2015: 12PM-7PM December Graduation Fair at the University Bookstore: One-stop location for ceremony information and purchasing regalia.
November 19, 20, 23 & 24, 2015: Senior portrait sittings will be available in the Union Bi-Level 9:00am-4:45pm with Thorton Studios. Graduates are welcome to schedule appointments by visiting www.thorntonstudio.com and entering the Stony Brook University school code: 02838.
December 3, 2015: Last day to submit the "Ceremony Registration Form" on SOLAR System. All candidates planning to attend the ceremony must submit this to obtain tickets.
Ticket Distribution: Pick up your tickets any of the following dates/times:
December 9 - 1:00pm to 7:00 pm at the Charles B. Wang Center, Main Lobby
December 10 - 11:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Charles B. Wang Center, Main Lobby
December 14- 11:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Charles B. Wang Center, Main Lobby
December 15 - 1:00pm to 7:00 pm at the Charles B. Wang Center, Main Lobby
PLEASE NOTE: There will be no extra tickets outside of the allotted amount. Candidates unable to pick up their tickets during the above times will be able to pick up tickets at check-in the day of the ceremony. Please contact 631-632-6320 if you any have questions or concerns.
December 17, 2015: December Commencement Ceremony in the Island Federal Credit Union Arena: 11:00 AM. Candidates must check in at 10:00 AM in Pritchard Gym. Arena doors will open at 10:00 AM for all ticketed guests.