The CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) holds one Commencement ceremony each year. The 2017 ceremony is scheduled for 6:00 pm on Wednesday, May 31 at David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center in New York City. For details about the ceremony, tickets, caps and gowns, and more, please visit our Commencement website.

In order to graduate, students must first complete and submit an Application for Graduation to the Office of the Registrar by March 1, 2017. Only after the application has been submitted can a student be invited to participate in the graduation ceremony. 

Invitations to participate in the graduation ceremony are sent to students via their CUNY SPS email address by March 10, 2017. RSVPs will be accepted only via the email invitation. Students are guaranteed 6 guest tickets and may request additional tickets via the RSVP process.

Questions regarding Commencement should be directed to the CUNY SPS Commencement team at