WESTCHESTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE
IMPORTANT GRADUATE INFORMATION
CAP & GOWN ORDERS
All graduates must order a cap and gown if they are participating in the Graduation Ceremony on May 18, 2017. Caps and gowns are free for all graduates.
To order your cap and gown, please fill out the online order form at:
All graduates must order their cap and gown by March 31, 2017. If you do not place an order for a cap and gown by the deadline, we cannot guarantee one will be available to you for the Ceremony.
To explain the expectations and procedures for the Graduation Ceremony, a Graduation Rehearsal will take place on Monday, May 15 in the Academic Arts Theater. Please note the following times:
a. Graduates with a last name starting with A through L will have rehearsal at 12:00pm
b. Graduates with a last name starting with M through Z will have rehearsal at 2:30pm
All graduates are expected to attend at their assigned time.
GRADUATION GUEST TICKETS
All graduates will be able to bring up to three (3) guests to the Graduation Ceremony. Admission into the County Center will only be given to guests with a Graduation Guest Ticket. Each graduate will receive three (3) guest tickets when they pick up their cap and gown. See the section titled CAP & GOWN DISTRIBUTION for pick-up, dates, times and locations. Due to limited seating, no extra tickets will be available. Please note that graduates will not need guest tickets to gain entry into the County Center.
CAP & GOWN DISTRIBUTION
All graduates MUST pick up their cap & gown on one of the following dates & times:
|Monday, May 15||1:00pm – 6:00pm||Student Center Event Room|
|Tuesday, May 16||11:00am – 6:00pm||Student Center Event Room|
|Wednesday, May 17||11:00am – 6:00pm||Student Center Event Room|
All graduates will need to bring a photo ID with them to pick up their cap & gown.
COMMENCEMENT DAY INFORMATION
The Graduation Ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 6:00pm at the County Center, located at 198 Central Avenue, White Plains, NY.
Graduates should plan to arrive at the County Center between 4:30pm – 5:00pm. Upon arrival, graduates should proceed to the lower level of the building.
Graduation procession will begin promptly at 5:45pm.
Admission into the County Center for guests (non-graduates) will only be given to those with a Graduation Guest Ticket.
Due to the limited parking and increased traffic in the area of the County Center, please include extra time in your travel plans in order to arrive safely and on time for the Ceremony. Parking is not free at the County Center and all graduates and their guests will have to pay a nominal fee.
If you have any questions or concerns about the Graduation Ceremony,
please contact the Department of Student Involvement
at (914) 606-6731, firstname.lastname@example.org,
or visit us in the Student Center, Room 108.