If you have questions regarding your academic status, please contact Registrar at 631.632.6175 or via email at email@example.com
The deadline to Apply to Graduate on SOLAR is Friday, October 19, 2018.
Applying for Graduation (Undergraduates & Masters)
be a senior (U4 standing)
have a valid major declared on record
have completed + in progress credits totaling at least 105 credits
For further information, please visit the Office of the Registrar.
PLEASE NOTE: Applying for graduation after this deadline WILL NOT guarantee that your name will appear in the printed Commencement program.
Applying for Graduation (Graduate Students)
Please visit the Graduate School website for further details.
All Candidates who have Applied to Graduate by Friday, October 19 will gain access to the Ceremony Registration Form (CRF) in their SOLAR account beginning Saturday, October 20.
The CRF is the Candidates intent to participate in the December Commencement Ceremony.
Successful submission of the CRF on SOLAR means:
Senior Class Portraits
To make your portrait appointment, go to: www.thorntonstudio.com
Click on Schedule Portrait Sitting and enter School Code: 02838 or call 800.883.9449 or see the portrait photographer.
Cap & Gown will be provided by the photographer. It is recommended that you dress as you would for a job interview.
Senior Class Portrait Seating's will be available from 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM during the dates below:
- November 28 | Charles B. Wang Center, Room 102
- November 29 | Charles B. Wang Center, Room 102
- November 30 | Charles B. Wang Center, Room 102
- December 5 | Charles B. Wang Center, Room 102
- December 6 | Charles B. Wang Center, Room 102
- December 7 | Charles B. Wang Center, Room 102
For further information regarding Senior Class Portraits please contact Undergraduate Student Government.
Candidates are required to wear academic attire to attend DECEMBER COMMENCEMENT.
Bachelors and Masters Candidates can purchase their academic attire at Shop Red West beginning Wednesday, November 14, 2018 up until the day of Commencement, including tables at the Commencement Ceremony.
Bachelors Degree: $70.98 + Tax ★ Purchase
Masters Degree: $75.98 + Tax ★ Purchase
Doctoral Regalia is available for ordering online until NOVEMBER 2, 2018 at HerffJones.com/college/sbu
Doctoral Degree: $150.00 + Tax ★ Rented
$713.20 + Tax ★ Purchase
Candidates who did not order their regalia online by November 2 are welcome to come to Shop Red West or Shop Red East to purchase/rent reglia in person. If they cannot come in person, they're welcome to send someone on their behalf to these locations.
Delivery & Returns
Candidates who order online by October 19 at midnight will be able to pick up their regalia beginning November 14 at Shop Red West.
All rented Regalia must be returned to Shop Red West by December 28 at 4PM.
Candidates who have completed the Ceremony Registration Form (CRF) by Sunday, December 9 at midnight on SOLAR will recieve an email to their Stony Brook University email account on Monday, December 10 with access to the Online Ticket Portal. All Candidates will recieve (3) Guest Tickets to the ceremony at that time.
Ticket holders must present a printed ticket to be scanned for entry. Tickets are unique by barcode and admit one. Duplicate tickets will not scan and will not provide entry into the Ceremony. Violations are subject to disciplinary action.
Information to come!
Candidates with International Guests
International students or domestic students wishing to invite international family, please visit:
Visa and Immigration Services
Stony Brook University
E5310, Melville Library
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3393
Telephone: (631) 632-4685
Fax: (631) 632-7064
Pay it forward. Start your legacy. Be recognized.
Join other students from this year's class by making your senior class gift online today at stonybrook.edu/seniorclassgift