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Commencement save the date Thursday, June 1 in the UBS arena

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! 

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

Finishing in Summer 2023? Visit the Commencement Exercise Appeal page for more information.

Please contact the York Center for Students with Disabilities at if you have questions or accommodation needs for the ceremony.

UBS Arena area map


Apr 18

Senior Salute
AC-Atrium 11:00 AM

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!