Master's Ceremony: Faculty and Administrator Information

Faculty Information: Graduate Studies Commencement and Hooding Ceremony

Tuesday, May 21, 6 pm • Haft Theater
  • 5 pm: Graduates arrive
  • 5 pm: The platform party and those participating in the procession are scheduled to arrive at Feldman Center, Room C205
  • 5:15 pm: Doors open for guests
  • 6 pm: Ceremony begins

Academic regalia—the traditional cap, gown, and tassel—is required attire for everyone participating in commencement exercises and sitting on stage. 

Regalia Pickup Times

Regalia can be picked up at the FIT Campus Store on the following days/times: 

Monday–Friday, May 13–17, 9 am–8 pm
Monday, May 20, 9 am–5 pm

The FIT Campus Store entrance is located on the Breezeway between the Dubinsky Student Center and the Business and Liberal Arts Center.

The ceremony will run approximately one hour long from the start of the procession.

The platform party robing room is C205. This is also the location for the post-ceremony department program photos.

A celebration reception for all in attendance will follow the ceremony in the Breezeway (located in front of the FIT Dining Hall). Hors d’oeuvres will be served. The post-event reception will last approximately one hour. 

Questions? Email SGScom[email protected].

This page last updated: April 19, 2024.