Mobile Menu

2017 Commencement Information

BCC Graduates

Congratulations Graduates!

You are almost at the finish line. Please read the important commencement information below.


Bronx Community College’s 57th Commencement Ceremony will be on Friday, June 2, 2017. The ceremony will be outdoors on the BCC's Ohio Field. Plan to arrive to the BCC campus at 8:00 AM. Graduates will line-up and receive final instructions in front of Bliss Hall (BH). Please leave personal items (backpacks, gifts) with your guests.


Due to ongoing construction at BCC, parking on campus is limited. Limited parking will be available for students and their guests on a first come first served basis. We recommend using public transportation to arrive at BCC on Commencement Day.


Graduates do not need a ticket to participate in the Commencement Ceremony.

Guests planning to attend Commencement must have a ticket, including children. Only children under the age of two (2), who will remain on an adult’s lap, will not need a ticket.

Graduates will receive two (2) tickets for their guests. Tickets are free. Tickets are available on May 30, 31, and June 1 from 11:00 am — 6:00 pm in Colston Hall, lower level. To be able to pick up your tickets, you will need your BCC ID. If you are unable to pick-up your tickets, someone with a clear photocopy of your BCC ID can pick-up graduation tickets for you.


The Commencement Ceremony will be about 3-hours long. Graduates must stay until the ceremony concludes. Graduates will receive their Diploma Covers AFTER the ceremony has ended.


Price for Cap and Gown ($23) and Hood ($11) = Total Cost ($34)

Students can purchase their Cap and Gown and Hood in-person on-campus or order on line. Students can also purchase Class Rings, Diploma Frames & Class Pictures during the following dates.

On-Campus purchase: May 30, 31, and June 1 from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM (Colston Hall, lower level)


Graduates have the option of taking senior portraits on-campus or at the photo studio. Please make an appointment for your portraits using the website with school code 02692 or by calling 212-647-1966. You may also walk-in but expect some wait time.

  • May 30, 31, and June 1 from 11:00 AM to 6:30 PM
  • Evenings and Weekends at studio, by appointment (212.647.1966, school code 02692)


If a graduate or his/her guest needs special arrangements for seating or obtaining the degree on-stage because of a disability, please contact the Office of Disability/Accommodations 718-289-5874, email or visit our office in Loew Hall [LO], Room 213.

Please be advised that any CUNY/BCC student participating in the commencement ceremony may be photographed during the event and that these photos may be used by CUNY/BCC for publicity, marketing and other purposes. Any students choosing to attend a commencement ceremony should understand that their images can be used by CUNY/BCC or anyone else authorized by CUNY/BCC without that student’s knowledge or written consent.


© 2018 Bronx Community College
2155 University Avenue

Bronx, New York 10453
Main: 718.289.5100

Admission's Office: 718.289.5895
Telephone Directory | Directions | Accessibility | Privacy Policy
Notice of Non-Discrimination | Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) | Browse aloud

Google Translation Disclaimer