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Message from Division of Student Affairs:

Dear City College Community,

The City College of New York cordially invites you to the "2020 Virtual Salute To Graduates" launching on Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at 2p.m.  The ceremony can be viewed by selecting the "Virtual Salute To Graduates" tab on the college's webpage at

Congratulations to all the graduates and their families!

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Let's Celebrate the Class of 2020!

Graduation Props for Class of 2020!

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Graphics for CCNY Families to Celebrate Class of 2020!

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Grad Salute 2020 Video

In lieu of our physical event this year, Student Life has put together this video to provide all graduating students from the Class of 2020 key information in preparation for the June 30th event.

Click here for text-only of information in Grad Salute 2020 video.

Click here for the details on the CCNY Cap Decorating Contest!


Cap & Gown

OPTIONAL: Opportunity to order your cap and gown to ship home.  VISIT LINK FOR MORE INFO: CLICK HERE

Senior Rings (Option 1): Balfour

Senior Rings (Option 2): Herff Jones

OPTIONAL: Opportunity to see/purchase Senior Rings. VISIT LINK FOR MORE INFO: CLICK HERE

Senior Portraits

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: Submit your own Senior portrait photo which would be placed in the Yearbook for the Class of 2020. VISIT LINK FOR MORE INFO: CLICK HERE

Diploma Plaques

OPTIONAL: Opportunity to see/purchase Diploma Plaques.  VISIT LINK FOR MORE INFO: CLICK HERE

Yearbook Photo Submission

OPTIONAL: Want some of your photos featuring campus life to be in the Yearbook? This is the chance!  VISIT LINK FOR MORE INFO: CLICK HERE

FAQ's OPTIONAL: Take a look at some common questions and answers asked by students.  VISIT LINK FOR MORE INFO: CLICK HERE
Honor Cords OPTIONAL: Due to COVID19 honor cords will not be distributed by the divisions as usual. Distribution of the honor cords would take place once we establish a safe presence back to campus.

Past Celebrations


Reach Higher Virtual Commencement Celebration with Michelle Obama

Join former First Lady Michelle Obama on June 7, 2020, at 3 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. PT for a commencement celebration to salute your commitment to higher education. Over the past month, President and Mrs. Obama have received dozens of requests from around the globe to address graduating classes whose in-person commencement events have been canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Join them on YouTube’s “Dear Class of 2020,” a virtual commencement celebration bringing together global leaders, celebrities, creators and other voices to celebrate graduates, families, and their communities.

Please click here for a link to watch at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 7th.

Facebook and Instagram will celebrate the Class of 2020

On May 15, Facebook and Instagram will celebrate the Class of 2020 with a graduation livestream featuring Oprah Winfrey as commencement speaker, plus Miley Cyrus, Awkwafina, and more! Don’t miss the once-in-a-lifetime #Graduation2020 event, as we come together to honor the high school and college students, teachers, and parents who have made this incredible achievement possible.

The video will be shared on Facebook Watch on May 15th at 2:30 p.m. which will be available at