College of Staten Island
 The City University of New York
CSI Graduate
Thursday, June 2, 2016

Commencement 2016

March 30, 2016   

Dear College of Staten Island Graduating Student: 

The sixty-seventh Commencement of the College of Staten Island will take place on Thursday, June 2, 2016.  This College-wide ceremony will be held outdoors on the Great Lawn at 9:30 a.m., rain or shine. 

All candidates for graduation should read the INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES FOR GRADUATION and INFORMATION FOR GUESTSPlease pay particular attention to information about obtaining your CAP AND GOWN

Departmental exercises to honor graduating majors will be held by academic departments immediately following the College-wide commencement ceremony.  Please pay special attention to the INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES ‑ POST-COMMENCEMENT DEPARTMENTAL EXERCISES and POST-COMMENCEMENT DEPARTMENTAL EXERCISES MAP. You will receive more information from your department about these exercises.

Very best congratulations on your graduation from the College of Staten Island!  We look forward to honoring you on June 2nd.


William J. Fritz, PhD                                  Jennifer S. Borrero, JD
President                                                 Vice President for
                                                                Student and Enrollment Services

Visit the Graduation Audit Information website for information on how to apply for graduation.

Important Graduation Information

If you have any questions, please feel free to email A response to your question will be returned.


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