Class of 2017
Queens College holds its annual formal Commencement exercises for fall, winter, spring and summer graduates at the end of the spring semester in late May. We sincerely hope that mid-year degree candidates and their families return to the campus and enjoy the pomp and circumstance of a Queens College Commencement. This year's Commencement Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 26
The degree conferral date listed on the Registrar’s web page
indicates a student's official academic record of when the degree was earned. Diplomas for fall/winter graduates will be printed and available in the beginning of spring.
Commencement Ceremony information will be sent to the email you have provided on the RSVP form
and a postcard will be mailed to your permanent mailing address. Please make sure the Registrar’s Office has an updated address on file as all graduation and Commencement-related information, including your diploma
, will be directed to this address.
Rings: Place your ring order on Monday, April 24 and/or Tuesday, April 25 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Dining Hall Corridor.
Graduation photos: Schedule your appointment (enter school code 87135) or call 1-800-687-9327.
Caps and Gowns for students: The deadline to place orders is Friday, April 28. To place your order now, visit collegegrad.herffjones.com.
Faculty Regalia: Place your regalia order by Friday, April 28 at www.herffjones.com/capgown/order
Customer # 31015501000
R.S.V.P.: Complete this form in order to participate in this event and to receive your confirmation.
Transportation: We are recommending that all graduates who plan to take the Queens College shuttle bus service to campus minimize any likelihood of being late by lining up at the bus stop no later than 7:15 am. Shuttle bus service will start at 7 am.
Please be aware that all shuttle bus policies will remain in effect until 6 pm: Queens College students who show valid ID, and their guests, will be allowed to utilize the service. Seating on the bus is on a first-come basis.
NOTE: THE EVENTS OFFICE CANNOT HELP YOU WITH ANY QUESTIONS CONCERNING YOUR ACADEMIC STATUS. PLEASE SEE THE REGISTRAR, ACADEMIC ADVISING, OR YOUR DEPARTMENT.