The 2024 Commencement Ceremony is May 28 at 3:30pm at Barclays Center.

Opportunities to Transform Lives

If you have two courses or LESS in summer and wish to participate in the Spring 2024 Commencement ceremony, you must register for summer classes AND apply for graduation before May 1.

If you have MORE than two courses in the summer, you must apply for graduation by July 31 and pay your tuition in full, you will be invited to participate in the Spring 2025 Commencement ceremony.

If you have a Bursar hold for Spring 2024, you must pay that balance in full by 11:59pm on April 14. If you are attending summer session, summer tuition and fees are due the day before the first day of summer classes. Email with questions.

Commencement Vendors

To schedule your senior portraits, visit Thornton Studios, and use codeL studio to schedule your session at Thornton Studios.

*To be included in the 2023-2024 John Jay yearbook, your senior portrait must have been taken by February 16, 2024.

Students must wear a cap and gown in order to enter the Commencement venue and participate in the ceremony. 

The deadline to purchase your cap and gown through OakHall has passed.  You can purchase a plain black cap and gown through Amazon.  Click here for options.

Order in-person or online

March 5th and 7th
April 9th, 10th and 11th

12:00pm-6:00pm - Kroll Atrium


To view Commencement Archives, visit here.

Contact us

Room L.69NB
524 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019 
P: 646-557-4888