The 2017 Commencement Ceremony was held on Thursday, May 18 at 6:00 pm at the County Center, located at 198 Central Avenue, White Plains, New York.

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Dear Students,

On behalf of the faculty and staff at Westchester Community College, I extend my warmest congratulations on your great accomplishment in being a member of our 69th graduating class. Your effort and hard work are a reflection of your desire to succeed. The things you have learned and experienced at the college inside and beyond the classroom will serve as an excellent foundation as you take on new challenges and have more successes. Keep dreaming big!

As alumni, you – the Class of 2017 – will continue to represent Westchester Community College. I am honored to have served as President during your time at the college and wish you all the best in your future academic and professional lives.

We look forward to your participation at commencement with family and friends to mark this milestone in your life.

Belinda S. Miles

Commencement 2017 Links

Regent Judith Johnson’s Commencement Speech
Letters of Congratulations: SUNY Chancellor, Nancy Zimpher;

The deadlines to apply for graduation are as follows:

May 2017 graduates must apply by March 17.

August 2017 graduates must apply by July 14.

December 2017 graduates must apply by November 17.

May 2017 Graduation Applicants

After an application for graduation is submitted, the process begins. All students who have applied as a May 2017 graduate had until 05/18/17 to complete their courses. After all grades are posted at the end of May, each student’s record must then be audited by the appropriate curriculum chair for a review of all degree and/or certificate requirements. Final notification by all curriculum chairs for degree approval and/or denial of each student will be sent to the Registrar’s Office mid-June. Thereafter, your degree and/or certificate will be posted to your student record and your transcript will indicate your degree and/or certificate was earned. Diplomas and certificates will be ordered next.  Any outstanding hold placed on your account by either the Bursar’s Office or the Financial Aid Office must to be resolved with those offices before your degree can be ordered and released. Notification will be sent to our graduates via their Westchester Community College email account when degrees are mailed directly from our vendor to your home address. Be sure to activate and link your Westchester Community College email to enable you to check regularly for updates.

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