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Commencement 2007

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
University Commencement and GSAS Diploma Ceremony
DATE: Saturday, May 19, 2007
TIME/LOCATION:   9:30 a.m. - GSAS graduates line up on north side of Keating Hall on the Rose Hill campus
  10:00 a.m. - University Commencement procession begins onto Edward's Parade 
  12:15 p.m. (approx.) - Once the University Commencement finishes graduates line up in University Church basement
  12:30 p.m. (approx.) - GSAS Diploma Ceremony procession begins in the University Church
PARKING: There is parking on campus, but space is limited so please consider taking public transportation.
GUESTS/TICKETS: Tickets are not required for either Commencement or the GSAS Diploma Ceremony, but please limit guests to 5 for the Diploma Ceremony because seating is limited in the University Church.
ANNOUNCEMENTS:    After April 15th a packet of 5 announcements will be mailed to graduates from the GSAS Associate Dean's office.  Please make sure your mailing address is updated on OASIS.  Personalized announcements may be ordered from Herff-Jones at 

Purchasing regalia:  Contact Steve Clarke at Herff-Jones as soon as possible because orders take up to 8 weeks to process.  Steve Clarke: 845-838-8999 or

Renting regalia: Order online by April 4th at
Click here for more information

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 and will be available for purchase.  Photos will include shots taken of graduates receiving their diploma, being hooded (PhD only), as well as a posed portrait.
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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