Hofstra University


Hofstra University will celebrate our spring 2023 graduates May 21 and May 22, 2023. Once you apply for graduation, you can order graduation attire up until midnight on April 7. Robe and ticket distribution will be on May 17 and 18, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., in the Physical Education Center (PEC) main gym. Please check back during the semester for updated information.

For updated COVID protocols, please see the health and safety protocols on the Together Again webpage.

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 21, and Monday, May 22, 2023, at the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex, located on the North Campus. Please click here for 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 Charlie Riordan and President Susan Poser

Conferral of undergraduate degrees
Reading of undergraduate names

Conferral of master's 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 lineup 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