• Virtual Commencement: ceremonies for the Class of 2021 will be held by school/college on Monday, May 24, 2021.
  • Grad Walk: You are invited to participate in Grad Walk with two guests.
  • Doctoral Hooding: Plans for an in-person event will be announced shortly. You may invite two guests.

Prepare for Graduation

As you near this milestone, please remember that you must take the formal steps of applying to graduate. Follow the links below to complete this important process.

Apply for Your Degree

If you don’t apply for your degree, you will not receive your diploma, nor will the degree be conferred even if you’ve completed all the degree requirements. You must apply to receive your degree.


You will be recognized with an official slide that can be customized with their photo and a personal message. You can also book an appointment to walk across the stage at our in-person Grad Walks.


Please take note of the dates and deadlines to ensure a smooth path to graduation.

Academic Attire and Stoles for Grad Walk

When completing your MarchingOrder form, be sure to opt-in to receive your University-sponsored cap and tassel.

Graduating Seniors

Center for Student Involvement activities and information for graduating seniors.

Senior Legacy Campaign

Leave your mark on Adelphi and support future generations of Panthers.

Commencement Office
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