Important Dates

Sept. 11, 2012: Deadline for undergraduate candidates to apply for graduation. Applying for graduation after this dead will not guarantee that your name will appear in the printed commencement program.

October 1, 2012: Deadline for graduate candidates to apply for graduation. Applying for graduation after this date will not guarantee that your name will appear in the printed commencement program.

October 1, 2012: Deadline for SPD candidates to apply for graduation. Applying for graduation after this date will not guarantee that your name will appear in the printed commencement program.

October 15, 2012: "Ceremony Attendance Form" link is now available on the SOLAR system to 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 on 12/21/12. Contact the Office of Conferences and Special Events if you have difficulty completing this form (631-632-1132).

November 15, 2012: Retainable caps, gowns, and hoods will be available for undergraduate and master candidates to purchase at the University Bookstore. Selections will be limited as 12/21/12 approaches.

November 30, 2012: Last day to submit the "Ceremony Attendance 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 5 - 10:00 am to 7:00 pm at the Charles B. Wang Center, Room 101
  • December 6 - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Charles B. Wang Center, Room 101
  • December 10 - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Charles B. Wang Center, Room 101
  • December 11 - 10:00 am to 7:00 pm at the Charles B. Wang Center, Room 101
  • December 19 - Ticket distribution of unclaimed tickets at 4:00 pm at the Charles B. Wang Center, location TBD

December 21, 2012: December Commencement in the Pritchard Gym - Commencement ceremonies scheduled as follows:

  • 10:00 am to approximately 11:30 am (Assemble at 9:00 am):
    College of Arts and Sciences

  • 2:00 pm to approximately 3:30 pm (Assemble at 1:00 pm):
    College of Business
    College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
    Health Sciences
    School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences
    School of Dental Medicine
    School of Health Technology and Management
    School of Journalism
    School of Medicine
    School of Nursing
    School of Professional Development
    School of Social Welfare
    Stony Brook Southampton