Family and Guests
Welcome Family and Friends!
Thank you for your interest in attending the upcoming Staten Island Commencement Ceremony.
- Read the 2016 Student Commencement Student Information Book
- Bring your Commencement tickets on Saturday
- Look at the campus map
- Check www.stjohns.edu for the latest updates
- Check www.weather.com for the latest forecast
- Check your local news for road closings and delays
- Arrive to your seats by 8:45 a.m.
- Make arrangements with your graduate for a meeting location immediately following the ceremony in case the ceremony is abbreviated due to severe weather
Clothing and Other Items
- Light colors are best as May can be hot and sunny
- Rain jacket
- Comfortable shoes
- Sunglasses and hats
- Click here for a list of items that are NOT allowed at the ceremony.
- There will be an ambulance alongside the Kelleher Center.
- If you need immediate assistance, please find a Public Safety Officer or a University Host in a red St. John's shirt.
- Mahoney Hall
- Lavelle Hall
- Loretto Memorial Library
- DaSilva Academic Center ~ for disabled guests only
- Guests will be able to view the Commencement Ceremony in the DaSilva Academic Center.
- Seating in the simulcast area is limited and requires a ticket to enter. Please plan accordingly.
- Please ask any Public Safety Officer or University Host in red St. John's shirts for assistance.
- The Commencement Ceremony will be viewable live online at stjohns.edu/commencement
- The bookstore will be open on May 21 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.