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COMMENCEMENT - GENERAL INFO

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2016 COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES
Friday, May 27, 2016
4:00 p.m.
Barclays Center

GRADUATION ELIGIBILITY

You must file an Application for Degree form with the Registrar's Office by Friday, March 4, 2016 to be eligible to graduate and for your name to appear in the Commencement program. Only an official notification from the Registrar's Office should be accepted as a definitive statement of graduation. Receipt of a commencement letter from Student Life does not signify that you have fulfilled all your academic requirements and does not indicate that you are eligible to graduate.

FILING DEADLINES

The deadline for ordering cap and gown online is Wednesday, April 20, 2016.

To order your cap and gown and guest tickets, please submit the Commencement Student Order Form. The deadline to complete the order online is Wednesday, April 20, 2016.

If you missed the online ordering deadline, you can still purchase your cap and gown in person on distribution days (see below). Please fill out the Commencement Student Order Form to request tickets, but know that your order is not complete and your tickets not confirmed until you have purchased your cap and gown. You must go directly to NVC 2-125 to pay for your cap and gown, between the hours of 11:00am and 7:00pm on Monday, May 23rd and Tuesday, May 24th, 2016.

TIME & PLACE

Baruch College will hold its 2016 Commencement Exercises on Friday, May 27, 2016 at Barclays Center at 620 Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn.

There will be one commencement ceremony at 4:00 p.m., with both undergraduates and graduates at the ceremony. Doors will open at 3:00 pm and the ceremony will end around 5:45 PM.

CAPS & GOWNS

Participants in the Commencement Exercises must wear appropriate academic attire. To order academic attire, please complete the Commencement Student Order Form.

STUDENTS: Be sure to indicate which degree you are receiving (Undergrads - BA, BBA or BS; Grads - MA, MBA, MPA, MS, etc.). Measure your height while wearing heels of the same height that you will wear to the exercises. The academic regalia is made with 100% recycled content as part of Baruch’s sustainability initiative.

The entire academic attire is yours to keep. If for any reason you choose not to attend the ceremony, you may make a written request for a refund to thegraduateguy@aol.com by May 1, 2016. (Note: requests for refunds will NOT be honored after Commencement. Any academic attire that is not picked up on the day of Commencement is returned to the manufacturer at the end of the day.)

FACULTY: Please go to the Faculty Info page.

PAYMENT: Please note that since the deadline to order online has passed, you must purchase your cap and gown in person in NVC 2-125 on one of our cap & gown distribution days (see below).

Undergrads (Bachelors): $65.00 (includes tax and late fee)
Grads (Masters): $68.00 (includes tax and late fee)

Additional pricing
Bachelor Hood Only: $24
Master Hood Only: $26
Bachelor Full Package (includes a commemorative stole): $92
Master Full Package (includes a commemorative stole): $95

Payment must be in cash or money order made out to Herff Jones.

DISTRIBUTION: Caps and gowns will be distributed in the Newman Vertical Campus, Multipurpose Room 1-107, on:

Monday, May 23 between 11:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., and on
Tuesday, May 24 between 11:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Photo ID is required. These are the only hours for Cap & Gown Distribution. If you cannot pick up your cap & gown during the above hours, you may have a friend or relative do so with a note authorizing them to receive your academic attire, along with a photocopy of your ID card.

Faculty, please go to the Faculty Info page.

TICKETS

Tickets for admission to the Commencement Exercises are limited to guests of graduates in the academic procession. You reserve your tickets using the Commencement Student Order Form. Each graduate will receive four (4) guest tickets for orders completed by the April 20, 2016 deadline. After the deadline, you may receive a reduced number of tickets. If there are extra tickets after the initial distribution has been completed, these tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis on Wednesday, May 25th, starting at 10:00 a.m.

DISTRIBUTION: Tickets will be distributed in the Newman Vertical Campus, Multipurpose Room 1-107 on Monday, May 23 and Tuesday, May 24 during the same hours as cap & gown distribution (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.). Photo ID is required. If you cannot pick up your tickets during the above hours, follow the procedures described for cap & gown distribution.

2016 LEXICON YEARBOOK

The 2016 Lexicon Yearbook will be distributed to all students who have preordered the book on Monday, May 23 and Tuesday, May 24 between 11:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. in the Newman Vertical Campus, Multipurpose Room (1-107). You can order the 2016 Lexicon Yearbook online.

 

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