Information for Faculty & Staff

The entire Guttman Community, faculty and staff, are invited to attend the college’s Sixth Annual Commencement taking place on Friday, June 14, 2019.


Date:               Friday, June 14, 2019

Time:              10:30 a.m.

Location:       Hostos Community College Center for the Arts & Culture is located at 450 Grand Concourse, Bronx, New York. The entrance for the arts center is located on the west side of the street underneath the Hostos Community College Bridgeway.

Directions (public transportation and parking) to Hostos Community College Center for the Arts & Culture:

  • For those planning to attend the Commencement ceremony, please advise here: 2019 Faculty/Staff Form.Doors will open at 9:45a.m. A section in the theater will be reserved for the Guttman community.Late arrivals will be seated only after the Commencement Ceremony has started, at the discretion of Hostos personnel.Kindly note that you will need a ticket to enter the theater, having a Guttman college ID will not be sufficient.

    There will be no tickets available on the day of Commencement.


  • For those participating in the academic processional, please advise here: 2019 Faculty/Staff Form.
    We ask that you arrive early at Hostos by 9:15a.m., and head to room 391 (on the 3rd floor).There is no dress rehearsal before the ceremony, so please arrive on time to receive instructions regarding lining up for your academic processional.Kindly note your academic regalia will serve as your ticket into Hostos and the robing area, you will not need a ticket.

    Members of the academic processional will be sitting on the stage.


  • For those that would like to rent regalia for the academic procession, details on how to do so is provided on the 2019 Faculty/Staff Form.Note: All rented regalia must be returned, to Guttman – room 706, immediately after the Commencement. There will be no way to return your rented cap/gown at Hostos..
  • For those that would like to purchase an academic hood, you may do so directly through Oak Hall Cap & Gown. You will be able to purchase an academic hood based on your degree and alma mater. To save you on shipping costs, your order will be shipped to the college.