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Fifty-Ninth Commencement



Fifty-Ninth Commencement Events Calendar 2024


Apply for Graduation

March 4– May 3 is the filing period for the June 2024 degree. 

To apply for graduation, visit: Registrar 

For a student to be eligible for an award and Valedictorian, the student must apply for graduation by May 3.  

Order Caps & Gowns

Deadline is April 30   

March 4– April 30

Order your cap & gown by the April 30th deadline to ensure you receive the correct size.

To order, visit:

100 Days To Graduation

March 11

11 a.m. -1 p.m.

Hall of Flags

Commencement is just 100 days away!  Come celebrate your achievement, receive important information regarding the ceremony and take your graduation photo for the yearbook.

Take Yearbook Photos

May 15 – 17  


June 12 – 14   

11 a.m.-2 p.m. 

3 p.m.-6 p.m. 

Room M-239 

June 4  

11a.m.-2 p.m. 

3 p.m.-6 p.m. 

Room U215/216 

Please dress as you would for a job interview.  Caps & gowns provided.  Yearbook distribution will occur in Fall 2024.  Students will receive an email with details to obtain their Yearbook.

Graduation Ball

May 23

6 p.m. – 10 p.m. 

MAC Lighthouse 

Enjoy dinner, dancing and great prizes, as you celebrate the night away!  Formal attire required – NO JEANS and NO SNEAKERS.  Tickets available in C-123 on May 1st.  KCC Students $10 and Guests $25 – CASH ONLY. 


Commencement Tickets

June 3

Tickets are free, but will be required for your family and friends who plan to attend commencement.
Graduates do not need a ticket. Each graduate will be able to download a maximum of four tickets from Eventbrite.
Please check your email and text messages for information to download your Eventbrite tickets for the 59th Commencement.

Graduation Fair!

June 4

10 a.m.-2 p.m.  


Graduates pick up your cap & gown from the Bookstore and then meet us in the COVE for the fair!  Meet with potential employers, get your last-minute graduation and transfer questions answered and sign up for the KCC Alumni Association.  Prizes available for graduates!   

Graduation Cap Decorating Event

June 4

11a.m. – 2 p.m. 

Hall of Flags 

June 5  

12 p.m. – 3 p.m. 

Hall of Flags

Bring your personality, words of inspiration.  Come decorate your graduation cap to ensure you stand out on Commencement Day!  Supplies will be provided.  Bring your graduation cap with you!


Awards Night Ceremony

June 10  

6:30 p.m. 

Leon M. Goldstein Performing Arts Center (PAC) 

Reception to follow in the MAC Lighthouse  

Lavender Graduation

June 11  

3 p.m. – 5p.m. 


Learn More 

Brooklyn Borough -wide CUNY Queer Prom

June 14

6 p.m. – 9 p.m. 

MAC Rotunda

You're invited to Queer Prom! The Brooklyn based CUNY schools (Brooklyn College, Kingsborough Community College, Medgar Evers College, and City Tech) have partnered to host a Queer Prom for CUNY!


59th Commencement Exercises 

Tuesday, June 18, 2024

9 am - Graduates and Guests Arrive

10 am - Graduates Begin to March

11 am - Ceremony Begins