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Commencement 2006

Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

DATE: May 20, 2006
TIME/LOCATION:   9:30 a.m. - GSAS graduates line up on north side of Keating Hall
  10:00 a.m. - University Commencement procession begins onto Edward's Parade 
  12:15 p.m. (approx.) - Graduates line up in University Church basement
  12:30 p.m. (approx.) - Diploma Ceremony begins in the University Church
PARKING: TAKE PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION!  There will be little to no parking on campus.
GUESTS/TICKETS: Tickets are not required for either Commencement or the Diploma Ceremony, but please limit guests to 5 for the Diploma Ceremony because seating is limited in the University Church.
ANNOUNCEMENTS:    Graduates may order personalized announcements at the Graduate Salute:
     April 19, 3:00 - 7:00 p.m., McGinley Ballroom
     April 20, 12:00 - 4:00 p.m., McGinley Ballroom
CAP & GOWNS: Order online by April 9th at

Pick Up Locations:
Tarrytown Thursday, May 11th, 3:00 - 7:00 p.m., North Hall
Rose Hill Thursday, May 18th, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., McGinley
  Friday, May 19th, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., McGinley
  Saturday, May 20th, 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., McGinley
Lincoln Center Thursday, May 18th, 12:00 - 3:00 p.m., Pope
  Friday, May 19th, 12:00 - 4:00 p.m., Pope
  Sunday, May21st, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., Pope
If you do not order your regalia by this date extra apparel will be available at the distribution sites on a first come, first served basis only and cannot be guaranteed.  An $8 late fee will be charged, and only cash will be accepted for both the rental and late fees.
DISABILITY SERVICES: If you have guests that require special services, please contact Disability Services at 718-817-0655.
PHOTOGRAPHS: Professional photographs will be taken by Island Photography (516-676-4567 or
DIPLOMAS: If you won't be attending the Diploma Ceremony you may contact Nicole Ammirati (718-817-3922) to get your diploma.  Diplomas will not be ready until after Commencement.

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