Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Hello Hofstra parents and families! The commencement season is upon us, and with it comes plenty of events to help our graduates celebrate their accomplishments.

May 19th is the Celebration of Scholarly Excellence where graduates will be presented with awards for their academic achievement  This ceremony is by invitation only. Also, on this day is the Senior Class Toast with President Rabinowitz. The event begins at 5:30pm in the Main Dining Room of the Student Center. There is a limit of up to 2 guests per graduate, and students can RSVP at

On May 20th, the Students of Color Graduation Ceremony will be taking place in the newly renovated Pride Den. The ceremony is from 10am to noon, and students can RSVP here. The Lavender Graduation Celebration for LGBTQ+ Students will also be held on May 20th in the same location at 1pm to 3pm. Students can RSVP here.


Also taking place on May 20th is the Student and Family NYC Cruise. Students and their family members will have the opportunity to see the sights and sounds of Manhattan while celebrating with loved ones aboard a lunch cruise. For more information and to register, click this link. Space is limited to this exciting event sponsored by our office, Parent and Family Programs. Be sure to secure a spot for you and your family members by registering today. We hope to see many of our families in attendance!

For more information about the commencement ceremonies please visit the Commencement website at Congratulations to all of the graduates!

-Jehovahnie Dorcely, Class of 2017