As an integral part of our student's St. John's experience, faculty are welcome to participate in this year's Commencement Exercises.

Communications will be sent to you in the coming weeks. Please revisit this commencement page for the most up-to-date information regarding the 2022 Commencement Exercises.



Date and TimeCeremony
Monday, May 16, 2022
6 p.m.

College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Graduate-Level Commencement Exercises

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
6 p.m.

The School of Education
Graduate-Level Commencement Exercises

Wednesday, May 18, 2022
6 p.m.

St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Graduate-Level Commencement Exercises

Thursday, May 19, 2022
6 p.m. 

The Peter J. Tobin College of Business
Graduate-Level Commencement Exercises

Friday, May 20, 2022
6 p.m. 

The Lesley H. and William L. Collins
College of Professional Studies
Graduate-Level Commencement Exercises

Sunday, May 22, 2022
10 a.m. 

Undergraduate-Level Commencement Exercises


Current COVID-19 Protocol:

St. John's University has set the following policy for all attendees at events in accordance with New York State and New York City requirements. 

  • All attendees ages 5 and older are required to be fully vaccinated from COVID-19 in order to access campus. Fully vaccinated individuals (at least 14 days after final dose) must present proof of COVID-19 vaccination with either a CDC vaccination card (a digital photo of the card is permissible) or an accredited mobile app (NYS Excelsior Pass, NYC COVID Safe, etc.). Attendees will also be expected to provide appropriate photo identification to corroborate the name on the vaccination card.
  • Children under the age of five can attend events with a vaccinated adult.
  • All attendees are required to wear masks inside. Individuals may remove masks while actively eating and drinking.

Please note, our COVID-19 planning and protocols are subject to change in accordance with the latest government mandates and public health guidelines. For the most up-to-date information, please visit https://www1.nyc.gov/site/coronavirus/index.page