Hello Graduating Students,
Congratulations on your upcoming graduation! We are so excited and proud to celebrate this milestone with you, your family, and your friends.
Mark Your Calendars! Your Commencement is on Thursday, June 1, 2023, at UBS Arena and we hope you will be there to walk across the stage in honor of everything you’ve accomplished.
While graduation is the pinnacle day of your celebration, there are other important dates leading up to your special day.
- Students should arrive at the UBS 'Loading Dock' beginning at 8:30 am
- Guests can begin entering the area through the main entrance at 9:30 am
- Ceremony Start Time: 10:30 am
- Ceremony End Time: 2:30 pm after final students have crossed the stage. Don't miss the confetti canon picture-perfect ending!
Apr 03, 2023 to|
Apr 19, 2023
|Commencement Exercise Appeal|
|Apr 04, 2023||Men's Volleyball Senior Day|
|Apr 04, 2023||Music Recital|
Apr 18, 2023 to|
Apr 19, 2023
|Apr 22, 2023||Senior Networking Brunch|
|Apr 25, 2023||Women's Softball Senior Day|
|May 03, 2023||Scholarship Awards Reception|
|May 09, 2023||The Professor Martin Spergel Lecture Series FY23|
|May 11, 2023||2nd Annual Lavender Graduation Ceremony|
|May 12, 2023||Student Athlete Awards Banquet|
|May 18, 2023||Decorate your Cap with the President|
|May 18, 2023||SEEK Graduation Event 2023|
|May 20, 2023||Department of Social Work Phi Alpha Honor Society Induction Ceremony|
|May 24, 2023||Senior Carnival|
|May 24, 2023||Honor Student Celebration|
|May 25, 2023||A.C.E. Class of 2023 Graduation Dinner|
|May 26, 2023||Graduation Celebration by The Department of Teacher Education|
|May 30, 2023||Nursing Pinning Ceremony|
May 30, 2023 to|
May 31, 2023
Portraits will be taken on Tuesday, March 28 - Friday, March 31 from 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM and on Saturday, April 1 from 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM. You must make an appointment up to 24 hours in advance.
Caps and gowns are available through Jostens - The deadline to place an order and receive it in time for graduation is April 21, 2023. If you order after the deadline, expedited shipping fees may apply.
If you plan to attend the commencement ceremony and want tickets, YOU MUST Register for MarchingOrder. MarchingOrder is a registration system that informs us whether you plan to attend and cross the stage at Commencement. Most importantly, this database is used to distribute digital tickets in May for the ceremony on June 1.
The MarchingOrder system opens on April 7 and the deadline to register is May 6, 2023. You will receive an email from Commencement@york.cuny.edu to your preferred email in CUNY First. Please follow the prompts.
UBS Arena will provide graduates with 5 digital tickets to transfer to their friends and family. Graduates DO NOT need a ticket. Graduates: Please check the email that you use to register for MarchingOrder mid-May for more details on downloading your tickets.
We will not have information about extra tickets until after Senior Salute April 18-19. An announcement will be made the week after regarding the availability of extra tickets.
Starting 2/28/23, every Long Island Rail Road train on the Ronkonkoma, Huntington, and Hempstead lines now stops at the Elmont-UBS Arena Station. This means there are more trains stopping at UBS Arena all day, every day, whether you are coming from east or west of the arena.
Grand Central Madison, the new Long Island Rail Road station located on the west side of Grand Central Terminal, under Vanderbilt Avenue, is open with direct LIRR service to and from UBS Arena. Now you can get to UBS Arena in just 31 minutes from either Grand Central or Penn Station.
The Hicksville Station, which is a 13 minute ride to UBS Arena and $3.25 fare, now offers fans many more trains per hour running to and from making the trip from east of the arena easier than ever.
Shuttles are available before and after events to transfer guests between the Elmont-UBS Arena Station and UBS Arena.
To check the latest Long Island Rail Road train schedules, please use the LIRR TrainTime web tool below or the app.
For more information please contact the Welcome Center at 718-262-2708 or email@example.com
Finishing in Summer 2023? Visit the Commencement Exercise Appeal page for more information.
Please contact the York Center for Students with Disabilities at CSD@york.cuny.edu if you have questions or accommodation needs for the ceremony.
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Mark Your Calendars! York Commencement is on June 1
Congratulations on Your Upcoming Graduation! We Are so Excited and Proud to Celebrate This Milestone with You, Your Family and Friends!