Hello Hofstra family! Do you have a student graduating this December? Here are some important dates and information to help better plan ahead for this exciting event!
Students should apply for graduation through their Hofstra portal, in the Student Records tab. If there are any concerns about graduation requirements, please contact the Center for University Advising at email@example.com or (516) 463-6770.
Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 7:00 pm is the date of this year’s midyear commencement ceremony. Throughout this semester, the Commencement office will be alerting students via their Pride email accounts about important graduation information and fairs.
At graduation fairs, students can order caps and gowns and receive information about graduation rings. Caps and gowns can also be ordered online through hofstra.edu/academicattire. Robe distribution will be Wednesday, December 14 - Thursday, December 15 between 10:00 am and 8:00 pm in the lower level of the bookstore in the Student Center.
Make sure your student in pictured in the yearbook to commemorate their time at Hofstra! To receive information about midyear commencement yearbook photos, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Graduating students will have the chance to schedule yearbook pictures at a graduation fair.
For the commencement ceremony, each graduating student will receive six tickets with assigned seats. To request additional tickets, students may enter a lottery at robe distribution, December 14th and 15th. Lottery winners will receive an email notification beginning Friday, December 16 at 10:00 am. Lottery winners MUST respond to the email within 2 hours, or the tickets will go to the next student on the lottery list. Tickets may be picked up at the reception desk, Room 112 Student Center, Friday, December 16, 2016 by 5:00 pm.
Congratulations, graduates! Even though your time at Hofstra may be coming to an end, a new adventure is just beginning! #CongratsClassof2016
Jeo Dorcely, Class of 2017, Undergraduate Assistant