September 2020 graduates, January 2021 graduates, potential June 2021 graduates and potential September 2021 graduates.
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Yes, we will hold a virtual reception immediately following the 2 PM ceremony.
We will not send invitations to Faculty Mentors, however, you are welcome to extend an invitation to attend.
Since this isn't an in person ceremony, graduates are not required to purchase a cap and gown to participate, however, ordering information will be provided for graduates who wish to purchase them.
Commencement is a ceremony. For CUNY BA, it takes place once a year, in June, to which the prior September and January and upcoming June and September graduates are invited.
- Graduation indicates the completion of all degree requirements and the conferral of your degree as follows:
- Students who complete their degree requirements in the fall semester become January graduates;
- Students who complete their degree requirements in the spring semester become June graduates;
- Students who complete their degree requirements in the summer semester become September graduates.
A few weeks after your degree has been granted, you will receive an email from our diploma company, Parchment, which will allow you to download a digital version of your diploma. You will also receive a printed copy from them by mail (please make sure your CUNYfirst account has your correct mailing address).
Degrees are granted on June 30th, September 1st and January 31st.