December Commencement

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Congratulations to the candidates of the Class of 2013 on your graduation from Stony Brook University. The information provided on this web site will assist candidates, their family or guests in preparation for December Commencement which is scheduled for December 21, 2012. The ceremony will confer bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees for Summer 2012, Fall 2012 and Winter 2013 graduates.

To participate in December Commencement ceremony, candidates must submit a "Ceremony Attendance Form" on SOLAR to obtain tickets. This link will be available on SOLAR from October 15, 2012 through midnight of November 30, 2012. Once submitted, candidates will receive an immediate confirmation instructing them when and where to pick up their tickets.

This December graduation will be held 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

For additional information contact Conferences and Special Events at 631-632-6893 or 631-632-1132.

A live web cast of December Commencement on 12/21/12 will be available on Stony Brook's home page - for the 10:00 am ceremony and 2:00 pm ceremony <>



Reserve Tickets Now: Ceremony Attendance Form is now available on SOLAR 10/11/13 through midnight 11/26/13