Faculty Information

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See below for information faculty need to know on transportation, COVID-19 protocols, attire and more related to the upcoming Commencement events. 


  • Baccalaureate Mass

    Sunday, May 15 at 10 a.m.

    The Baccalaureate Mass will be celebrated on campus in the Chapel of De La Salle and His Brothers for all graduates and their guests. All faculty attending the liturgy will meet and form the procession at 9:30 a.m. in Smith Auditorium. Following the Baccalaureate Mass, a reception for graduates and their guests will be held on the Quadrangle.

  • Undergraduate Commencement

    Wednesday, May 18 at 10 a.m.

    The Commencement exercises will take place at the Meadowlands Exposition Center, in Secaucus, NJ. Faculty will be directed to check-in at suites A and B off the main lobby, at 9:15 a.m. for the academic line-up and procession. Tickets are not required for faculty members.

    Find information about Undergraduate Commencement.

  • Graduate Commencement

    Wednesday, May 18 at 4 p.m.

    Faculty who instruct graduate and School of Continuing and Professional Studies courses are required to attend. Other faculty members are welcome and encouraged to attend. Graduate Commencement will take place at the Meadowlands Exposition Center, in Secaucus, NJ.

    Faculty will be directed to check-in at suites A and B, located off the main lobby at 3:15 p.m. for academic line-up and and processional instructions. No ticket will be required for faculty members. The Commencement ceremony is scheduled to conclude at approximately 6 p.m.

    Find information about Graduate Commencement.

COVID-19 Protocols for Commencement

Please visit this page for COVID-19 protocols that must be followed in order to attend the Baccalaureate Mass, Spring Honors Convocation and Commencement ceremonies. 


Round trip buses from the College to the undergraduate and graduate ceremonies at the Meadowlands Exposition Center will be available. If you have not yet made your reservation, please complete the Faculty Commencement Survey.

Traveling on your own? Should you choose to drive to the Meadowlands Exposition Center, plenty of free parking is available on site. Learn more about parking and driving directions to the event.

Faculty Attire

Academic attire is required for all faculty participating in the academic procession for the liturgy and the commencement ceremonies. Faculty members needing to order a cap and gown for rental should contact the Manhattan College Barnes & Noble Bookstore via email at sm8098@bncollege.com or visit the campus bookstore in person.


A continental breakfast will be available in the faculty line up area. For faculty attending both the undergraduate and graduate commencement ceremonies on May 18, a boxed lunch will be provided and can be picked up in the parking areas located under the Meadowlands Exposition Center facility starting at 1:30 p.m.