Faculty & Staff Information


BCC Commencement 2017 logo

Date:                  Thursday, May 18, 2017.

Location:           MetLife Stadium, 1 MetLife Stadium Drive.  East Rutherford

–       Enter the MetLife Gate and proceed to the Met 50 Club.

Parking:             Park in Lot G near the MetLife Gate at MetLife.

Directions:         Driving Directions

BCC Shuttle:    The shuttle bus departs the College Circle, outside the Student Center at 8:30 A.M. The shuttle bus returns immediately after the ceremony.
To sign-up for the shuttle, please email [email protected]

Arrival:             Faculty should arrive by 9:00 A.M. and proceed to the Met 50 Club for robing.
Please do not leave any items in the Met 50 Club during the ceremony.

Line Up:           Faculty will line-up at 9:30 A.M. in the following procession order:

  • Deans
  • Department Chairs
  • Full Professor
  • Associate Professor
  • Assistant Professor
  • Directors

Ceremony:          10:00 A.M.

Caps & Gowns:  Caps & gowns can be picked up in the Bergen Bookstore by Tuesday, May 16, 2017.
There will NOT be any caps/gowns available at the MetLife Stadium.
ALL gowns will be collected immediately following the ceremony

Food:                 Light refreshments will be served

Weather:             In the case of inclement weather ponchos will be distributed.

Help:                   Volunteers are still needed! Please contact at [email protected] to sign up.
If you have additional questions, please contact the Commencement Co-Chairs: Dr. Ralph Choonoo, Dean Rachel Colucci, or Dean Denise Liguori