Q: How many tickets does each student get? Can you get extra tickets?
A: Each student will get up to eight tickets. If you need additional tickets, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate how many extra tickets you need. Your name will be placed on a waiting list to be contacted once the allotted number of tickets has been distributed.
Q: My father/mother is a doctor, so can he/she hood me?
A: Please refer to the “Family Hooders” section above.
Again, only these family members will be considered as hooders: parent, domestic partner, spouse, sibling, son or daughter. Please understand that all other relations are ineligible to hood graduates.
Q: How long is the ceremony?
A: The ceremony is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Q: Can I take pictures in David Geffen Hall during the ceremony?
A: Yes, you can take pictures during the ceremony.
Q: Can I leave tickets for family members at the front desk?
A: Yes, you can leave tickets for your family members in a labeled envelope with the attendants at the information window at David Geffen Hall.
Q: Where is David Geffen Hall?
A: David Geffen Hall is located at 10 Lincoln Center Plaza (at 65th Street).
Q: Will there be discounted parking?
A: There is no discounted parking for Commencement.
Q: Is there reserved seating?
A: There is no reserved seating.
Q: Can children attend the ceremony?
A: Yes, children can attend the ceremony but require a ticket, regardless of age.
Q: Will professional pictures be available to purchase?
A: Several weeks after Commencement, pictures will be available for purchase online.
Q: I need disabled/special seating accommodations, so who can I contact?
A: Students with guests requiring early seating or special needs accommodations for Commencement should email email@example.com.
Q: Are there any other events happening in addition to the Commencement Ceremony?
A: Yes, the Mount Sinai Achievement Ceremony and Awards will be held on Thursday, May 10, 2018, at 3 pm. It will be immediately followed by the Dean’s Reception at 5 pm for all graduating MD, PhD, and Dual Degree students and their guests in the Guggenheim Pavilion Atrium.