Commencement Ceremony Information

2015 Commencement Ceremonies
When: June 3, 2014
Time: 10:30AM or 3:30PM
Location: The Theater at Madison Square Garden

John Jay Colleges hosts two Commencement ceremonies, an AM ceremony (10:30AM) and a PM ceremony (3:30PM). Students should plan to attend the ceremony that includes their major. Please see below for a list of majors. 

10:30AM - Morning Ceremony
MORNING CEREMONY BEGINS AT 10:30 AM.
Students, please arrive at the venue by 9:00 AM

Correctional Administration
Correctional Studies
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice Management
Economics
Fire and Emergency Service
Fire Science
Police Studies
Protection Management
Public Administration
Security Management
ALL Associate Degree Students

3:30PM - Afternoon Ceremony
AFTERNOON CEREMONY BEGINS AT 3:30 PM.
Students, please arrive at the venue by 2:00 PM


Computer Information Systems
Criminology
Culture and Deviance Studies
Digital Forensics and Cyber Security
Dispute Resolution Certificate
English
Forensic Psychology
Forensic Psychology and Law
Forensic Science
Gender Studies
Global History
International Crime and Justice
International Criminal Justice
Judicial Studies
Humanities and Justice
Law and Society
Legal Studies
Mental Health Counseling
Philosophy
Political Science
Dispute Resolution Certificate
CUNYBA Program 

     

    Cap & Gown Information
    Oak Hall Cap and Gown, Inc. is John Jay College's exclusive regalia vendor. Cap and gown orders will be taken until May 1, 2015 for both students and faculty. Caps and gowns will NOT be available for borrowing, renting or purchasing at the venue on the day of commencement. You MUST have your regalia with you in order to walk across the stage. Please click on the appropriate link below to order.
    ORDER YOUR COMMENCEMENT CAP AND GOWN BY MAY 1 TO AVOID RUSH DELIVERY CHARGES

     


    Information for Students and Guests with Disabilities:

    If you or one of your guests is in a wheelchair, uses a cane or a walker, requires sign language interpretation or has any other mobility and/or disability, please contact Nadia Griffith-Allen at 212-237-8119 or
    ngriffith@jjay.cuny.edu by May 1, 2015 so that accommodations can be made for you and your guests. 


    Ticket Information

    Please note that all students will receive THREE tickets for guests! Graduating students do not require a ticket. Tickets may be picked up on May 13 or 14 at Graduate Salute in the Student Dining Hall. Extra tickets are NOT guaranteed. Please check your emails after Graduate Salute is over for announcements about extra ticket distribution information and what may or may not be available.  Tickets are free and sales are not encouraged. Students who need extra tickets are encouraged to speak to other graduating students who do not plan to attend the ceremony to obtain their tickets. Duplication of tickets is strictly prohibited.

      


    International Students and Guests:

    Some embassies require a letter on College letterhead that confirms the date and time of commencement ceremony. If you require this document please contact elthompson@jjay.cuny.edu in the Admissions Office with the following information: country of origin, embassy mailing address, and the names of the guests you are inviting to commencement (3 tickets total).

      


    Out of State/John Jay Online Students:

    If you are an out-of-state or online student interested in participating in the Commencement Ceremony, you must contact Ms. Danielle Officer at dofficer@jjay.cuny.edu.