Adelphi University’s 128th Commencement will be held Tuesday, May 21 at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Doctoral Hooding will be on Monday, May 20 on our main Garden City campus.

Congratulations on your upcoming graduation from Adelphi University!


Group of individuals smiling wearing brown graduation gowns with yellow trimming.

Your commencement day—an undeniable milestone that marks both achievement and new beginnings.

Adelphi’s 2024 Commencement will be celebrated with two ceremonies, held at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, on Tuesday, May 21:

  • Undergraduate candidates will be recognized at our 10:30 a.m. ceremony
  • Graduate candidates will be recognized at our 4:00 p.m. ceremony

Each graduate will receive 10 guest tickets to the ceremony.

Next Steps For Graduates

Apply to Graduate

All students who plan to attend one of Adelphi’s 2024 Commencement ceremonies must apply to graduate. After successfully applying to graduate, you will receive an email from MarchingOrder in the Spring 2024 semester with instructions for registering to take part in our May ceremonies.

Academic Regalia

Order your academic regalia—caps and gowns, which are mandatory in order to attend Commencement—before April 18.

Important Dates and Steps to Graduation

Stay on top of key tasks and deadlines leading up to graduation this May.

Graduation Photos

Portrait photography is available for all graduating undergraduate students. Prestige Photography will be on Adelphi's Garden City campus March 4 - 9 and 11 - 16. In addition to formal cap and gown portraits, this is a great opportunity to take professional headshots. Use School Code 232 when making your appointment.

Capture Your Moment Onstage

Remember your big moment for years to come—and easily share it on social media—with StageClip. When ordering your academic regalia, adding this option to your order will secure a personalized video clip of your walk across the stage to receive your diploma.

Continue to check this website for the most up-to-date details on Adelphi University’s 128th Commencement, as well as your Adelphi email, where important information will be sent.

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