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Information on academic regalia, including caps and gowns, class rings, portraits and more!

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COMMENCEMENT TICKETS

!!THE SALE OF COMMENCEMENT TICKETS IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED!!

Number of Tickets, Distribution Dates and Times

Each graduate who has completed the Grad RSVP by the deadline of March 30, 2017, will receive two (2) Radio City Music Hall guest tickets for the Commencement Ceremony. Students who rsvp after March 30 through May 5, 2017 will receive two (2) Radio City Music Hall guest tickets BUT will be noted as late rsvps and your names will NOT appear in the printed program. 

Tickets will be distributed on the following dates and times in the Hunter College Bookstore (1st Floor, Hunter West):

  • Monday, May 15 through Thursday, May 18, 2017
    10:00am - 7:00pm
  • Friday, May 19, 2017
    10:00am - 3:00pm (NOTE DIFFERENT TIME)
  • Monday, May 22 through Wednesday, May 24, 2017
    10:00am - 7:00pm
  • Thursday, May 25, 2017
    10:00 - 3:00pm (NOTE DIFFERENT TIME)

Tickets will be available ONLY on the above dates and at the times indicated. No exceptions.

To pick up your tickets, you will need:

  • To have completed your Grad RSVP Form (by 11:59pm on Friday, May 5, 2017)
  • A copy of your Grad RSVP Form confirmation email (if you RSVP'd by the deadlne, you can obtain another copy of this via your MyHunter page, under the 'My Info' section. You will receive a confirmation email at your myhunter email once you rsvp. Please contact myhunter.cuny.edu if you DO NOT receive the confirmation email. You will NOT receive tickets if you do not have your rsvp confirmation email. 
  • Your Hunter photo ID; and
  • Cap & gown proof of purchase (receipt, etc.)

If you are unable to personally pick up your tickets, you may have someone pick them up for you. They are required to have:

  • A photo ID;
  • A copy of your Grad RSVP form confirmation email;
  • A photo copy of your ID;
  • A letter of authorization from you; and
  • Cap & gown proof of purchase (receipt, etc.)

Unfortunately, tickets cannot be guaranteed to individuals who do not complete the Commencement Attendance Response Form by the May 5, 2017 deadline. Student participants who do not complete the Grad RSVP form by the deadline, will need to visit Ticket Distribution (as indicated above), and complete a standby ticket request form. Tickets, if available, will be distributed at the end of ticket distribution.

FAILURE TO PICK UP TICKETS DURING THE ALLOTED TICKET DISTRIBUTION TIMES ABOVE WILL RESULT IN THE FORFEITURE OF YOUR GUEST TICKETS!

Commencement Ticket Lottery (for one additional ticket)

Additional tickets (if available) will be distributed by lottery only. To be entered into the lottery, please indicate that you wish to be entered on your Grad RSVP form. If you have already completed this form, and are unsure of whether you requested to be entered, you may check in any of the following ways: 

You will be notified on Thursday, May 25, 2017 via email, if your name is drawn as a ticket winner. Location and pick up details will be emailed to the ticket winners at their myhunter email.

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CAPS AND GOWNS

Academic regalia - caps, gowns, tassels and hoods - must be worn by all candidates participating and may be ordered at the Graduation Fair, March 30, or later at the Hunter College Bookstore in May.

Cost:

huntergrad6Bachelor's degree candidates (all items required for participation):
Bachelor Unit (cap, gown, tassel): $39.20
Bachelor Hood:                              $28.00
*Total:                                             $67.20

Master's degree candidates (all items required for participation):
Master Unit (cap, gown, tassel):  $43.20
Master Hood:                               $33.00
Graduate Honor Cord:                 $12.00
*Total:                                          $88.20

*10% discount to students who purchase a cap and gown at the Graduation Fair!

For more information, contact the Bookstore. The last day to purchase these items is Friday, May 26, 2017.

Candidates' tassels correspond to their academic schools. Please be ready to provide this information at the time of purchase.

  • School of Arts and Sciences: White tassel
  • School of Education: Light Blue tassel
  • School of Health Professions: Kelly Green tassel
  • School of Urban Public Health: Kelly Green tassek
  • School of Nursing: Apricot tassel
  • School of Social Work: Citron tassel

 

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CLASS RINGS

Class Rings will be available for purchase at the Graduation Fair. For more information, contact the Bookstore.

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SENIOR PORTRAITS

You may have your senior portrait taken at the Graduation Fair. Thornton Photographers will also be on campus before this in the West Lobby. Please contact them at 212-647-1966 to set up an appointment in advance (however, if you choose to have your portrait taken during the Graduation Fair, you do not need to make an appointment). Students who do not have an appointment will be accommodated whenever possible.

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YEARBOOK

For information on the Wistarion Hunter College Yearbook, visit the yearbook website.

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What is "Commencement"?

"Commencement" refers to Hunter's graduation ceremony. Hunter hosts two graduation ceremonies each academic year - one for winter graduation candidates and one for spring graduation candidates.

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