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Faculty/Staff Marshals
Faculty and staff marshals are instrumental at both Baccalaureate and Commencement ceremonies. The Baccalaureate Convocation will be held on Tuesday, May 28, at 7 pm, and Commencement will take place on Thursday, May 30 at 9 am.

To volunteer as a marshal, please notify the Commencement Office at


Distribution will begin as detailed below. Be sure to arrange for pick up which will take place in the Dining Hall, Patio Room as follows:

Tuesday, May 28 (11am-2 pm)
Wednesday, May 29 (4 -7 pm)
Thursday, May 30 (7am-pm)

Once ceremonies conclude on Thursday, gowns should be returned to the Patio Room. If you are unable to do so, please contact us at or 718.997.3600 so that we will assist you to make alternate arrangements.

Platform Party

Schedule for Commencement Morning

7:30 am - Light breakfast will be available at the Student Union Building, QC Faculty & Staff Lounge (formerly, Agora Café).
8:00 am - Robbing and line assignments. It is imperative that everyone arrives on time.  
8:20 am - NON Platform party guests will be escorted to VIP seats.
8:30 am - Platform Party lines-up inside QC Faculty & Staff Lounge.
8:45 am - Platform Party proceeds to QUAD.
9:00 am - Procession begins.
The Ceremony
Will begin promptly at 9:00 am and conclude at appproximately 11:15 am.
Director: Sylvia Hernandez
Dept.Office: Kiely Hall Room: 413
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 9am - 5pm
Phone: 718-997-3600

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