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Congratulations on your upcoming graduation! We are so excited and proud to celebrate this milestone with you, your family, and your friends.

Summer 2023, Fall 2023, Winter 2024, and Spring 2024 graduates represent the Class of 2024 and will be invited to participate in the 2024 Commencement ceremony.




Upcoming Priority Dates


Class of 2024 WE NEED YOUR PHOTOS! Upload your photos for the commencement slideshow.

As your guests arrive at UBS Arena for commencement, we’ll be showcasing a slideshow featuring York’s 2024 graduates on the big screens! But we need YOUR help to make it truly memorable. Upload your high-resolution photos - cap & gown, selfies, graduation events, group shots - anything fitting that we can use on the slideshow. (check you email for the link to upload the photo)

Note: Cap & Gown photos from Thornton Studios must be purchased to avoid watermarks. Watermarked images are not suitable for display on the big screens at UBS.

UBS Arena

2400 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont, NY 11003

UBS Arena area map


For more information please contact the Welcome Center at 718-262-2708 or

Please contact the York Center for Students with Disabilities at if you have questions or accommodation needs for the ceremony. or visit the the UBS Arena Accessibility Guide.

Students who never applied for graduation in their CUNYfirst Student Center and are currently enrolled to complete ALL outstanding degree requirements by the end of this Spring semester must first apply for Fall 2024 graduation in their CUNYfirst Student Center. After you have applied, then email Johnny Diaz (from your York email account) at  to request a switch to Spring 2024 graduation.

Commencement Ceremony Information for Faculty