Welcome to the St. John's University
Commencement Exercises web pages!
This is an exciting time for you and your family. Your hard work
and dedication will culminate in your Commencement. Commencement is
historic - not only in your life - but the life of our University.
We invite you to join us in continuing the history and the
great tradition of St. John's. Your participation will
greatly enrich the excitement of the celebration.
Our Commencement Ceremonies include the conferral of degrees and
certificates to all of our graduates, the recognition of each
graduate by name, a commencement address and the awarding of
honorary degrees to distinguished individuals.
All prospective graduates can expect to be contacted in early
March via e-mail with more details. Graduates will need to
register and order their academic attire online. The online
registration will begin on Friday, March 7, 2014 and end on Monday,
April 28, 2014.
In the meantime, prospective graduates can begin to prepare for
graduation by completing the following items:
- Confirm your eligibility for graduation by visiting your
academic dean's office
- Order your diploma online by following the steps listed
- Log in to UIS
- Click on Student
- Click on Student Record
- Click on Application for
- If you have any further
questions or changes, please contact
- Review your transcript on UIS
for accuracy of grade changes, transfer credits, etc.
- Update your contact information (home address, email, etc.) on
- Confirm your account has no holds (including parking tickets
and library fines) on UIS.
All graduates will receive five (5) guest tickets to the
For a calendar of events for Commencement weekend, please click here.
Staten Island campus students, please click
Queens, Manhattan & Oakdale campus students, please