- Student enrolls in their final courses for the summer
- Student applies (on line) for summer degree
- Student gets a Commencement Authorization card from their advisor; advisor’s signature verifies that they are, in fact, enrolled in their final courses. In addition, Enrollment Services must confirm that you do not have any outstanding balance.
- Beginning in March, this card is brought to the bookstore and enables the student to get a Commencement invitation and purchase their cap/gown.
Commencement Ceremonies and Ordering Regalia
The Commencement Day ceremonies are held in May. Details on commencement day ceremonies are here.
Once you have filed for graduation, you can purchase your cap & gown online. Please note that if you have not filed for graduation for May, you won’t be able to order the cap and gown until you do so.
Here’s how to purchase:http://www.liu.edu/CWPost/Commencement/Cap-Gown
MSLIS: Lemon Yellow
PhD: Dark blue
**PhD Students, please check with the bookstore for any additional regalia that has to be ordered**
Ordering online only reserves your academic attire.
For more information: http://www.liu.edu/CWPost/Commencement/Cap-Gown
If you are a Manhattan student and you are participating in commencement, you can pick up your cap and gown on commencement day at the LIU Post bookstore. They have also offered to ship your regalia to you for a fee of $7.50. Gowns will ship after review from Enrollment Services confirming your status. If need be, you can contact the store manager for assistance. His information is here:
Jorge Lanas, Store Manager
LIU Post Bookstore
P: 516.299.2639; F: 516.299.3566; E: email@example.com
The bookstore at Post is open from 8 – 5 on commencement day.
Please note that although you participate in the ceremony (and your names will be read on stage), your names will not appear in the Commencement program.
If you have applied for graduation before but for whatever reason did not graduate, you must re-file an application.
Remember that if you are transferring in any credits from another school, we will need official transcripts. They should be addressed to Academic Advisor, Amy Ingrilli, Palmer School, LIU Post, 720 Northern Blvd, Brookville, NY 11548.
If you have any problems or questions regarding filing for graduation, please feel free to contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.