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Commencement Ceremony

To ensure the best possible experience for students, family, staff, faculty, and community, please be sure to review the Commencement itinerary below:
 
8:30 AM for Graduates- Please arrive at 8:30 am robed in gown, hood, cap, and tassel at 481 Dean Street, b/t Flatbush Avenue and 6th Avenue, for line-up.  Students will enter into the graduates greeting area and will be greeted by MEC and Barclays volunteers who will direct them in proper position for the processional which will begin sharply at 10:00 am.
 
9:00 AM for Guests- For priority seating, guests should begin to arrive at 9:00 am. Due to occupancy limits and fire code regulations, infants and children cannot attend without a ticket of their own.
 
Guests should enter at the 620 Atlantic Avenue entrance. Family members and guests should be seated in the Barclays Center no later than 10:00 am. Anyone arriving after 10:00 will not be able to enter until after the graduates have been seated. Please be aware, that if you leave the Center, you will not be permitted to reenter. The Ceremony and Procession will begin promptly at 10:00 am.
 
GUESTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS: Seating arrangements may be made through the Office of Differetly-bled Services. Please contact Mr. Anthony Phifer at (718) 270-5027.
 
Commencement Procession: Formation of the Commencement Procession will begin prompty at 8:45 am in the following order:
 

  1. Honor Guards

  2. Grand Marshal

  3. Graduating Class of 2014

    1. School of Business

      1. Banner Carrier for the School of Business

      2. The Graduating Class of 2014

    2. School of Liberal Arts and Education

      1. Banner Carrier for the School of Liberal Arts and Education

      2. The Graduating Class of 2014

    3. School of Science Health and Technology

      1. Banner Carrier for The School of Science Health and Technology

      2. The Graduating Class of 2014

    4. The CUNY BA Program

      1. Banner Carrier for The CUNY BA Program

      2. The Graduating Class of 2014

  4. Deans, Chairpersons, and Faculty

    1. Dean, School of Business

      1. The Chairpersons of the School of Business

      2. The Faculty of the School of business

    2. Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Education

      1. The Chairpersons of the School of Liberal Arts and Education

      2. The Faculty of the School of Liberal Arts and Education

    3. Dean, School of Science, Health, and Technology

      1. The Chairpersons of the School of Science, Health, and Technology

      2. The Faculty of the School of Science, Health, and Technology

  5. Executive Cabinet, VIPs, and Special Guests

  6. President of Medgar Evers College of The City University Of New York

After Commencement: After the ceremony, all graduates and their guests will be directed to the nearest exit depending on their seating location. Please plan to meet family and friends at a pre-arranged location after the ceremony.


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