Graduation is scheduled for Saturday, June 13, 2020 at The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, located in Manhattan 11th Avenue between 34th and 39th Streets. Use the entrance at 11th Avenue and 35th Street and arrive no later than 2:45 PM.
During Commencement Week you will be able to purchase the required cap & gown. Additionally, vendors will be on hand for students who wish to purchase additional graduation memorabilia, such as class rings, commemorative tassels and diploma plaques. Students may also take graduation portraits with a professional photographer. Representatives from each company will be available to answer any questions on the dates and times listed.
Herff –Jones provides the caps and gowns for all graduates at the MCNY commencement. Cap and gown are required for participation in the ceremony and may be ordered online at www.herffjones.com/college/graduation or in person during Commencement Week. Cap and gown payment must be made by cash or credit card at the time they are ordered. Costs are:
- Associates Degree: $39
- Bachelor’s Degree: $43
- Master’s Degree: $45
Students and Faculty will pick up their cap and gown (if they preordered) at the campus where the order was placed, according to the schedule below:
- Thursday, June 4th, 3pm – 7pm, Manhattan Campus
- Monday, June 8th, 3pm – 7pm, Manhattan Campus
- Tuesday, June 9th, 3 pm – 7pm, Bronx Campus
Caps and gowns must be picked up on the dates listed above, as none will be available at Commencement. Graduates without a cap and gown will not be able to participate in the ceremony.
Each Candidate will receive one (1) ticket for him/herself and four (4) admission tickets for guests. If extra tickets become available, an announcement will be made prior to cap and gown pick up. Tickets will be distributed to you at the time of cap and gown distribution AND WILL ONLY BE GIVEN TO STUDENTS WHO HAVE ORDERED A CAP AND GOWN.
- You must present your photo ID when you pick up your tickets.
- If you cannot pick up your tickets yourself, please provide your representative with a signed letter from you authorizing him or her to do so. The person must be prepared to present his or her photo ID.
For questions call Student Services 212-343-1234 ext. 5009 or the Registrar 212-343-1234 ext. 5008
For additional information, please review the 2020 MCNY Commencement Guide. You can also call Student Services at 212-343-1234, ext. 5009 or the registrar at 212-343-1234, ext. 5008 if you have any questions.