Frequently Asked Commencement Questions
If you have questions regarding your academic status, please contact Registrar at 631.632.6175 or via email at email@example.com
Answer: Your Academic Advisor will be able to review your degree requirements with you. You can also call the Registrar’s Office at 631-632-6175 (option #1) to apply for graduation.
Answer: The Registrar’s Office is accepting late applications if you missed the deadline. The office is located in the Administration Building. Please note that late appliers may NOT have their name printed in the program.
Answer: Eligible candidates will have access to apply to graduate and register for commencement ceremonies on their SOLAR account. The deadline for registration is Wednesday, April 17 at midnight.
Answer: Please contact the Visa and Immigration Services office with all questions or requests for visa-related visits http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/visa/index.html
Answer: Once you apply to graduate, 3 tickets are automatically reserved in your name for the University Commencement Ceremony, if you have chosen to attend. On May 13 th, all registered Candidates will receive an email to their SBU email account with instructions on how to obtain their 3 guest tickets for Commencement.
Answer: Candidates who have successfully applied to graduate will have 3 guest tickets reserved in their name. Unfortunately we are unable to provide any extra tickets but offer an alternative viewing space in Frey Hall as well as live stream of the Ceremony on http://www.ustream.tv/channel/sbu-live-events.
Answer: Unfortunately, Commencement tickets are not mailed. They are emailed to registered Candidates and available electronically to be either presented on a mobile device or printed the day of Commencement.
Answer: Children 3 and under do not require a ticket but may not occupy a seat and must sit on an adults lap. Children over 3 years of age require a ticket.
Answer: Honors Candidates will be notified regarding their academic status via email. On behalf of the Office of the Provost, a complimentary honor stole will be given.
Answer: For questions regarding a candidates baccalaureate or academic status, please contact the Office of the Registrar at 631.632.6175 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.