Graduate Division Commencement

David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center
10 Lincoln Center Plaza New York, NY 10023
Graduate School of Social Work, Graduate School of Education, School of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Business, Graduate School of Technology, Graduate School of Jewish Studies
June 14, 2018, 1:00 PM
David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center
10 Lincoln Center Plaza New York, NY 10023

Graduate Schools of Business, Education, Health Sciences (Mental Health Counseling, I-O Psychology, School Psychology), Technology, Jewish Studies, and Social Work celebrate their graduates, the Class of 2018!

Important dates

Friday, April 27, 2018 - Last day to order cap and gown

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - Last day to apply for a June conferral date

Monday - Thursday, June 4-7, 2018 (10AM-5PM) - Cap and Gown Distribution

Friday June 8, 2018 (10AM-1PM) - Cap and Gown Distribution

Thursday June 14, 2018 - June 2018 Commencement Exercises at David Geffen Hall

The commencement ceremony on June 14, begins promptly at 1pm. Graduates must arrive no later than 12:15pm. Any graduate arriving later than 12:30pm may be denied entrance to David Geffen Hall or seated in the general audience section. The main lobby of David Geffen Hall will be open at 12pm and guests will be allowed to enter the auditorium after 12:30pm. 


You are only an official graduate of Touro College after final certification of records, but you are eligible to participate in the Commencement Ceremony if you have applied for a June 2017 graduation, or if you have applied for and received a September 2016 or January 2017 degree. 

All graduating students must pay the graduation fee whether or not they participate in the Commencement Ceremony.

Commencement Packets

Commencement Packets include your cap and gown and tickets to David Geffen Hall in Lincoln Center. Candidates are expected to pick up their Commencement Packets in person. In the event that you are unable to pick up your packet, you may send a representative who must present the following:

  • A signed letter from you authorizing the pick up.
  • A copy of your photo ID.

Caps and Gowns

June 2018 graduates must order their caps and gowns online from Herff Jones Cap and Gown

Pick-up location: 27 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010, 5th floor, room 501. Monday-Thursday June 4-7, 10am-5pm and Friday June 8, 10am-1pm

Commencement Speaker



David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center is located at Columbus Avenue & 65th Street. For further information and directions, please visit the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts Visitor Information Center

Ticket Information

Ticket Quantity and Use of Tickets

Each candidate will receive one Student Ticket for admission to David Geffen Hall. This ticket is non-transferrable to guests or other participants. Be sure to bring this ticket with you the day of graduation. Without it, you may be denied entry to David Geffen Hall.

Each candidate will receive (2) Guest Tickets. Please make sure that family members and guests arrive with their tickets. Under no circumstances will David Geffen Hall in Lincoln Center security and personnel admit guests into the venue without tickets. If available, extra guest tickets will be distributed on Wednesday June 13, 2018. Children two years of age and older must have a Guest Ticket for admittance.


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Note: Participation in the Commencement Exercises does not necessarily mean that a student has graduated. Graduation is certified officially by the Office of the Registrar only after auditing the student's record for completion of all certificate or degree requirements.

Please dress in business attire.