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Graduation Checklist

Congratulations Candidates! The entire Stony Brook Community is looking forward to celebrating your academic achievement with you. Follow us on our social media outlets for up to date information and important announcements.



Apply to Graduate

This application notifies the University that you intend to fulfill your degree requirements at the end of the semester.

Log on to SOLAR to access your Application for Graduation.
Undergraduate Application Deadline: October 20, 2017
Graduate Application Deadline: October 20, 2017
Health Sciences Graduate Application Deadline: October 20, 2017


Submit your Ceremony Registration Form

This is your RSVP to attend the Winter Commencement Ceremony on December 21st.  You must fill out this form if you plan to attend. Once this form is submitted (3) Guest Tickets will be secured in your name.

Log on to SOLAR to access the Ceremony Registration Form under Student Records and Registration.
Active: October 21, 2017
Deadline: December 4, 2017


Attend Graduation Fair

Visit Shop Red West to order your cap and gown, class ring, and senior portrait. Visit the vendor tables: Conferences and Special Events, Registrar, Career Center, and Alumni Office.

November 14, 2017

11:00am - 6:00pm

*Enter your information at the Conferences and Special Events table to win door prizes!


Candidates must fill out the Ceremony Registration Form in order to secure tickets for the Winter Commencement Ceremony. All registered Candidates will receive an email to their Stony Brook University email address beginning December 5 where they can obtain their (3) Guest Tickets.
The selling, buying, or gifting of tickets is strictly prohibited and may result in disciplinary action.

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