2019 Commencement

York College's 49th Commencement Exercises
  • What student featured Spring student employee featured employee Academic Calendar
  • When May 31, 2019 from 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM (America/New_York / UTC-400)
  • Where 160-30 Liberty Ave, Jamaica, NY 11451
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Robing and Assembling

Students should be robed and assembled in the York College Health and Physical Education Building (Gym Floor) by 7:00 AM.  The entrance is on Liberty Avenue between Guy R. Brewer Blvd. and 160th Street.

All candidates should enter the York College Health and Physical Education Building lobby with cap and gown and report to the registration check-in tables. After picking up their name card at the designated registration tables, Marshals will direct candidates to the gym floor for their proper place in the procession lines. Please bring your York College or another form of identification with you.


  • Family and guests need to be seated by 7:45 AM.
  • The procession will begin promptly at 8:15 AM. 

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