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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Raise Your Glass
Senior Class Toast
The Senior Class Toast is a chance to gather your family and raise a glass to the Class of 2022 alongside President Poser, faculty, staff, and of course, your fellow graduates. The toast will be live-streamed on the Hofstra University Facebook Page and YouTube Channel on Friday May 20 at 6 p.m