Important Dates


TBD 2017: Deadline for Undergraduate and Health Science Undergraduate Candidates to apply for graduation through SOLAR.

TBD 2017: Deadline for Graduate Caandidates, SPD Candidates, and Health Science Graduate Candidates to apply for graduation through SOLAR.
PLEASE NOTE: Applying for graduation after these deadlines WILL NOT guarantee that your name will appear in the printed Commencement program.

TBD 2017:Ceremony Registration Form is now available on the SOLAR for Candidates that applied to graduate and for Winter Graduates that did not participate in Commencement last December. This form must be completed and submitted to have tickets reserved for you for the May Commencement Ceremony. Please contact the Conferences and Special Events office if you have difficulty completing this form (631-632-6320).

Senior Portraits: Sittings will be available in the SAC Auditorium with Thorton Studios. Graduates are welcome to schedule appointments by visiting and entering the Stony Brook University school code: 02838.


TBD 2017:Caps, gowns, and hoods are available for purchase by Undergraduate and Master Candidates at Shop Red West.

TBD 2017: May Graduation Fair at Shop Red West, 12PM-7PM : One-stop location for Ceremony information and purchasing regalia.

TBD 2017:Last day to submit the Ceremony Registration Form on SOLAR System. All Candidates planning to attend the Ceremony must submit this to reserve tickets.

TBD 2017:Electronic Ticket email to be sent out

PLEASE NOTE:There will be no extra tickets outside of the allotted amount. 

Please contact 631-632-6320, if you any have questions or concerns.

May 19, 2017: May Commencement Ceremony in the Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium: 11:00 AM. Candidates must check in at 10:00 AM. Guests will be allowed entry into the Stadium at 10:00 AM.

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