Feb 6, 2015: Deadline for Spring (May) & Summer (August) Undergraduate and Health Science Undergraduates candidates to apply for graduation through SOLAR by clicking the “apply to graduate” link under the Academic records section.
March 2, 2015: Deadline for Spring (May) & Summer (August) Graduate candidates and Health Science Graduate candidates and Spring (May) & Summer (August) SPD candidates to apply for graduation through SOLAR and be included the in Commencement publication. *Please note, any candidates that apply after March 2 may not be in the Commencement Publications.
March 9 - May 1, 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 2015 Commencement ceremony. Contact the Office of Conferences and Special Events if you have difficulty completing this form (631-632-6320).
April 14, 2015: Retainable caps, gowns, and hoods will be available for undergraduate and master candidates to purchase at the University Bookstore.
April 14 & 15, 2015 Spring Graduation Fair at the University Bookstore 11am- 7pm: One stop location for register to attend the ceremony, purchase regalia and get important ceremony information. Graduates may also take senior portraits at this time through Thornton Studios.
April 20 - April 24, 2015: Thornton Studio Cap and gown portraits available Union Bi-Level 9am-2pm & 3pm-4:45pm. To sign- up for your portrait appointment at a different time, please go to www.thorntonstudio.com and click on “Schedule Portrait Sitting”. Click on the link above the calendar to schedule your appointment at school – use School Code: 02838 or call 1-800-883-9449.
May 1, 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 for the MAIN CEREMONY any of the following dates/times:
- May 4, 2015 at the Charles B. Wang Center, Main Lobby
- May 5, 2015 at the Charles B. Wang Center, Main Lobby
- May 6, 2015 at the Charles B. Wang Center, Main Lobby
- May 14, 2015 at the Charles B. Wang Center, Main Lobby
- May 15, 2015 at the Charles B. Wang Center, Main Lobby
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 the "Ticket-Pick UP" Tent the day of the ceremony. Please contact 631-632-6320 if you are unable to pick up tickets or have questions/concerns.
Department Convocation tickets must be picked up separately. Please contact your department representative.