• Faculty & Staff Info



    If you plan to attend the commencement ceremony and march in the Academic Procession and sit on stage OR serve as a Faculty/Staff Marshal and sit with the graduates, you must wear academic attire. You don’t have to rent regalia if you have your own garments.


    Our supplier is Herff Jones, a company that has served the College for many years. You may place your order beginning right now by contacting Paul Reilly at pjreilly@herffjones.com, or 516-781-0348. Paul will confirm receipt of your order. Payment is due when you pick up your garments on any of the dates listed below. The deadline to place a custom order is C.O.B, Wednesday, April 18.

    When placing your order, please provide the following information:

    Your Name
    Height
    Weight
    Cap size or forehead circumference in inches
    Highest Degree earned (BA, BS, MA, MFA, PhD, etc.)
    College or University from which highest degree was received

    Please note- If you miss the April 18 deadline, the late ordering period for custom attire will run from April 19 through April 26 for an additional handling charge of $19. Avoid this extra fee, and place your order now!

    Academic Regalia Pick-up Dates: Your garments will be ready for pickup on on May 21, May 22, May 23, May 24 and May 25 from 12 to 7 p.m. in the College Gymnasium. Cash, check, money order or credit card payments accepted. Make money orders and checks payable to: Herff Jones.

    Rental prices are as follows:

    Degree Gown, Hood & Tassel
    Bachelor's $44.00
    Master's $46.00
    Doctorate $48.00


    All rental garments must be returned at the conclusion of the ceremony at the Barclays Center. Herff Jones will be in the Faculty/Staff Robing Area to collect their garments. Please do not return regalia back at the College.


    Please arrive no later than 6:30 a.m. and be ready to report to your assignment by 7:30 a.m.

    Use the Security entrance on Dean Street at the intersection of Dean Street and 6th Ave. (481 Dean Street works for GPS.) Present your LaGuardia ID to speed through the Security checkpoint.


    TRAINING SESSION DATES – ATTEND ONLY ONE – NO NEED TO RSVP

    Date Time  Room 
    Wednesday, May 2 Session I: 10–11 a.m.
    Session II: 11–12 p.m.
    Session III: 12–1 p.m.
    E-500
    Friday, May 4 Session I: 10–11 a.m.
    Session II: 11–12 p.m.
    Session III: 12–1 p.m.
    E-500
    Monday, May 7 Session I: 10–11 a.m.
    Session II: 11–12 p.m.
    Session III: 12–1 p.m.
    E-501


    SITE VISITS TO BARCLAYS CENTER – ATTEND ONLY ONE – RSVP REQUIRED

    Date Time  Meeting Location 
    TBD TBD Dean Street entrance, at the intersection of Dean Street & 6th Ave (481 Dean Street works for GPS)
    TBD TBD Dean Street Entrance, at the intersection of Dean Street & 6th Ave (481 Dean Street works for GPS)


    Please note: Barclays requires we provide a list with the names of everyone attending each site visit. Please RSVP to eneidar@lagcc.cuny.edu with the date you wish to attend. Be sure to bring your LaGuardia ID or driver’s license.


    LaGuardia’s 45th Commencement Exercises will be held at the Barclays Center on Tuesday, June 5.  Please note and follow these instructions. 

    Faculty and staff who plan to attend the ceremony and sit in the audience should arrive by 8:00 a.m. and use the VIP entrance on Atlantic Avenue. Present your LaGuardia ID card or valid drivers’ license to speed through the Security checkpoint. Once you have cleared Security, a commencement marshal will check you in and escort you to the faculty/staff seating section in the arena. Please note: The arena doors open at 8:00 a.m.


    The Student Processional will march into the theater at 9:00 a.m. sharp.

    The Academic Procession will form at approximately 9:45 a.m. and will begin to march into the arena by 10:00 a.m., followed immediately by the Presidential Platform Party. Both groups will sit on stage.


    Faculty and staff participating in the Academic Processional and sitting on stage should arrive by 8:45 a.m. and use the VIP entrance on Atlantic Avenue. Present your LaGuardia ID card or valid drivers’ license to speed through the Security checkpoint. Once you have cleared Security, a commencement marshal will check you in and guide you to the robing area. Please remember to bring your academic robes with you.


    Should arrive by 8:45 a.m. and use the VIP entrance on Atlantic Avenue. Present your LaGuardia ID card or valid drivers’ license to speed through the Security checkpoint. Once you have cleared Security, a commencement marshal will check you in and guide you to the robing area.

    The Presidential Platform Party Processional will form at 10:00 a.m. and will begin to march into the arena by 10:15 a.m.


    Will start at 9:00 a.m. sharp and will end at approximately 1:00 p.m.

    The entire ceremony will be projected live onto large plasma screens and will be signed by American Sign Language interpreters. The entire audience will be able to see and participate no matter where they are seated!

    Please print and bring the Eventbrite ticket as well as your LaGuardia ID to the Barclays Center. Your LaGuardia ID will speed you through Barclays Security check-point. After you have cleared Security, a LaGuardia marshal will check your Eventbrite ticket against their check-list to allow you to enter the robing area or be seated in the faculty/staff section of the arena.

    Tip: Save the confirmation email on your computer so that you may print the ticket at any time or download to your smartphone. Don’t forget your LaGuardia ID!




  • Faculty & Staff RSVP



    Note: Eventbrite confirmation tickets are for faculty and staff only, in order to gain admission to the robing areas and so that the appropriate seating arrangements can be made for the stage and the arena. Student requests will be ignored.