Faculty & Staff Information

BCC 50th Anniversary.COMMENCEMENT MAY 17, 2018

Date:                  Thursday, May 17, 2018.

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

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

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

Directions:         Driving Directions

BCC Shuttle:    Please arrive no later than 8:15 A.M. One Commencement Ceremony shuttle bus will depart the Paramus A-wing 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]
Notes: The deadline for shuttle requests is Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 4:00 P.M.

Arrival at MetLife Stadium:  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 Friday, May 11, 2018 at 5:00 P.M.
If you ORDERED a cap and gown and did not pick it up in advance, you can pick up your items from Bookstore representatives at MetLife Stadium the morning of Commencement.
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 Tabatha Jones ( [email protected] ) to sign up.
If you have additional questions, please contact the Commencement Planning Team: Dr. Ralph Choonoo, Dean Rachel Lerner Colucci, or Greg Fenkart