Celebrating the Class of 2023
We are thrilled to celebrate our graduating students on Thursday, May 11 (Graduate and Doctoral), and Saturday, May 13 (Undergraduate), 2023, on our beautiful campus quad!
Leaders in education, DEI, and finance will address our graduates. Honorary degrees will be awarded to New York State Commissioner of Education Betty A. Rosa, EdD, former Manhattanville Board Member Mary Cooper, Board Chair Emeritus Dwight Hilson, Trustee Linda Kirkpatrick, and Ball State administrator and Manhattanville alum, Jason Rivera. Read our media advisory here.
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Report Times - Please be punctual!
- 5:00 p.m. - Family check-in on quad (first come, first served seating)
- 5:00 p.m. - Student Check-in (East Room, above cafeteria)
- 5:50 p.m.- Procession begins
Report Times - Please be punctual!
- 8:45 a.m. - Family check-in on quad (first come, first served seating)
- 8:45 a.m. - Student Check-in (East Room, above cafeteria)
- 9:50 a.m. - procession begins
Our Commencement Handbook should answer any questions and outline protocols for a safe event. We recommend you download it and review it before coming to campus.
Additional Commencement Resources
Commencement FAQs for May 2023
Academic regalia ordering is through Herff Jones. Graduates can purchase their academic regalia through The Ville'age Store on campus or via the online portal through March 15. In order to participate in Commencement, you must wear the proper academic regalia. For further details please contact The Ville'age Store by phone (914.323.7217) or by email: email@example.com
Online orders should be completed by March 15.
The prices are as follows:
Bachelor package (cap, gown, tassel, hood) $86.00
Master package (cap, gown, tassel, hood) $91.00
Doctorate package (tam, gown, tassel, hood) $139.00
Each ceremony will be streamed live on the College’s main webpage and social media platforms. The ceremonies will also be available through YouTube for future viewing.
The commencement ceremony includes: The academic procession, invocation, the national anthem, greeting from the president, student greetings (UG), presentation of candidates for honorary degrees, honorary degree recipient and keynote speaker, (graduate/doctoral ceremony has the addition of presenting doctoral candidates and hooding), presentation of college honors, presentation of candidates for degrees, conferring of degrees, alma mater, and the recessional.
2900 Purchase Street
Purchase NY 10577
From New York City
Deegan Expressway/New York State Thruway (I-87) north to exit 8. Right to Cross Westchester Expressway (I-287), east to Hutchinson River Parkway. North on Hutchinson River Parkway to exit 16 (in New York, not Connecticut) at Route 120 (Purchase Street). Left on Purchase Street to campus.
From Long Island
Throgs Neck or Whitestone Bridge north to Hutchinson River Parkway north to exit 16
(in New York, not Connecticut) at Route 120 (Purchase Street). Left on Purchase Street
From Upstate New York and Northern New Jersey
Tappan Zee Bridge East to Cross Westchester Expressway (I-287). East to Hutchinson River Parkway (Exit 9 north). North on Hutchinson River Parkway to exit 16 (in New York, not Connecticut) at Route 120 (Purchase Street). Left on Purchase Street to campus.
From Putnam and Dutchess Counties
South on I-684 to exit 2. Follow Route 120 south (Purchase Street) to campus (about 4 miles).
Merritt Parkway South to Hutchinson River Parkway south to exit 16 in New York (not in Connecticut). Turn right onto Route 120 (Purchase Street) and follow to campus on left.
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New England Thruway South to Cross Westchester Expressway (I-287) west to Hutchinson River Parkway north (exit 9). Hutchinson River Parkway north to exit 16 at Route 120 (Purchase Street). Left on Purchase Street to campus.
By Public Transportation or Plane:
Train or Bus
Metro North Railroad from NYC Grand Central Terminal. Harlem Division Line to White Plains.
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Anderson Hill Road bus (Bee-Line No. 12) or Taxi to the campus.
Manhattanville College also is easily accessible from all New York City area airports: Westchester County Airport, Kennedy International Airport, LaGuardia Airport and Newark International Airport.
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Graduates must be out by Sunday, May 14, by 12 noon. Please contact Residence Life for more details.