Hofstra University


Hofstra University will celebrate our 2022 spring graduates this May 22 and May 23, 2022. Once you apply for graduation, you can order graduation attire up until at midnight on April 15th. Robe and ticket distribution will be on May 18th and 19th from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and will be located in the Hofstra University bookstore. Please check back after the start of the spring semester for updated information.

Health Notification

As of April 25, masks will be required for all guests at the 2022 commencement ceremonies. Our policies on public health are informed by local, state and federal guidance. In addition to this, government mandates, venue protocols and event requirements are subject to change. Therefore, we encourage participants to check back prior to event day and please watch for emails from Hofstra’s commencement office announcing any relevant changes.

Contact Us

The Commencement Office can be reached by calling (516) 463-4346 or emailing Graduation@Hofstra.edu.

A Message From President Poser

I am looking forward to celebrating your graduation at our spring commencement ceremonies for baccalaureate, graduate, and law degree candidates on Sunday, May 22 and Monday, May 23, 2022 at the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex, located on the North Campus. Please see schedule information.

Watch Live Webcasts

All commencements follow this order:

Remarks by the Dean, President Susan Poser and Chair of the Board of Trustees Donald Schaeffer

Conferral of degrees - Provost Janet Lenaghan and President Susan Poser

Conferral of undergraduate degrees
Reading of undergraduate names

Conferral of masters degrees
Reading of names

Doctoral degree presentation

Closing remarks and tassel

Read the Commencement Brochure

Ready for the Big Day

For Graduates

Get important info for graduates, including applications, diplomas, photos and flowers, and line-up details.

Celebrate with Pride

For Family & Guests

All the info you need to get ready to celebrate your student's commencement, including where to stay, where to eat, how to get to campus, and more.

Looking Back


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Honorary Degree

Honorary Degrees