Formation of the academic procession will begin promptly at 9:00am in the following order:
Dr. Augustine Okereke, Senior Vice President & Provost
Grand Marshal
Dr. Keming Liu, Professor, English Department
Honor Guards
Gregory Johnson, Campus Peace Officer
Edward Pereira, Campus Peace Officer 
Reverend Dr. Emma Jordan-Simpson
Concord Baptist Church
The Star-Spangled Banner (1ST Verse Only)
Lift Every Voice and Sing (1ST Verse Only)
Dr. Rudolph F. Crew, President
Freida D. Foster, Board of Trustees, City University of New York
Chancellor James Milliken, City University of New York
Valedictory Address
Chidinma Okezue, Candidate
Message to Graduates
Chad Hannibal, Senior Class President  - Candidate for B.S in Environmental Science
Introduction of Speaker
Dr. Rudolph F. Crew, President
Commencement Address
Eric Adams, Brooklyn Borough President
Presentation of Honorary Degrees
Medgar Wiley Evers, Doctorate of Humane Letters (posthumously)
Dr. Myrlie Evers-Williams
Bruce C. Ratner, Doctorate of Humane Letters
Conferral of Degrees
Presentation of the Graduates
School of Business
Dr. Jo-Anne Rolle, Dean
School of Liberal Arts and Education
Dr. J. A. George Irish, Dean (Interim)
School of Science, Health and Technology
Dr. Mohsin Patwary, Dean
The City University of New York Baccalaureate For Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies
Dr. Augustine Okereke, Senior Vice President and Provost
Closing Remarks
Dr. Rudolph F. Crew, President
Rabbi Ari Kirschenbaum
Chabad House of Prospect Heights

After Commencement

Post Ceremony Activities: After the ceremony, all graduates and their guests will be directed to the nearest exit depending on their seating location. Please plan to meet family and friends at a pre-arranged location after the ceremony.