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Commencement 2024 Video



Commencement 2024 Program

Commencement 2024

Invitations, Tickets, and Regalia

  • Students Who Completed the 2024 Graduation Application and Confirmed their Participation

    Students who completed the 2024 Graduation Application and confirmed their participation in Commencement on May 18, 2024, will receive invitations, tickets, and regalia at the BCCC Bookstore as listed below: 

    Monday - Friday, April 22, 2024 through May 17, 2024
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Faculty and staff who are volunteering at The Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall are not required to have a ticket for entry to the Commencement Ceremony.

Graduate Photo Sessions

  • Get your professional graduation pictures taken by Grad Images at no cost. Photo packages will be available for purchase. Graduate photo sessions are scheduled as listed below.

    Location

    Liberty Campus, Main Building Faculty Lounge

    Dates & Times from Saturday, April 20 through Thursday, May 9, 2024:

    Saturday, April 20, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Wednesday, April 24, 5:00 - 7:00 pm
    Tuesday, May 7, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Wednesday, May 8, 3:00 - 7:00 pm
    Thursday, May 9, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Graduates, Graduate Guests, Platform & Special Guests, and Faculty

  • Graduates

      • Graduates should arrive by 1:30 pm and enter The Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall using the main entrance (follow directional signage).
      • Masks are optional.

    Graduate Guests

      • All guests must present a ticket to enter The Jospeh Meyerhoff Symphony Hall.
      • Guests must enter The Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall using the main entrance on Cathedral Street beginning at 2:00 pm and be seated by 2:30 pm.
      • No admittance will be permitted during the Processional.
      • Photos may not be taken from the aisles during the ceremony.
      • Masks are optional.

    Platform & Special Guests (by invitation only)

      • Guests must enter The Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall using the main entrance on Cathedral Street.
      • Masks are optional.

    Faculty

      • Faculty must enter The Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall using the main entrance on Cathedral Street.
      • Masks are optional.

     

Parking & Public Transportation

  • Parking

    Parking is no longer available at the Cathedral Street Garage.

    We encourage everyone to park at:

    • Symphony Center Garage, conveniently located across the street from the Meyerhoff at 1030 Park Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21201.
    • The University of Baltimore also offers $15 pre-paid parking available at the Maryland Avenue Garage, 1120 Maryland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21201, which is located across the street from the Meyerhoff. If you would like to purchase parking to guarantee your parking space, click here.
    • The Fitzgerald, 80 W. Oliver Street, Baltimore, MD (7 minutes from the Meyerhoff)
    • MICA Mt. Royal Station, 1400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD (4 minutes from the Meyerhoff).
    • Metered street parking at your discretion

    Directions from the Fitzgerald Garage

    Fitzerald Garage

    Directions from the Maryland Avenue Garage

    Maryland Avenue Garage

    Public Transportation

    By Charm City Circulator

    The Charm City Circulator is a free shuttle that travels three routes in Baltimore City. The separate routes include the Green Route(City Hall to Fells Point to Johns Hopkins), the Purple Route(Penn Station to Federal Hill), and the Orange Route (Hollins Market to Harbor East). The shuttle is intended to reduce congestion and greenhouse gas pollution by offering a convenient, reliable and eco-friendly form of public transportation.

    By Bus

    Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall is easily accessible from local routes 51, 53, Citylink Green Citylink Lime and Citylink Yellow.

    Amtrak

    For visitors from the Northeast Corridor, Amtrak is a great way to visit The Meyerhoff. Baltimore's Penn Station is a short walk or taxi ride from The Meyerhoff Symphony Hall and there are lots of dining options nearby.

    After exiting the train, follow the signs in the station to Charles Street and walk south. Make a right onto Preston Street, the first street past the light at Mt. Royal Avenue. Follow Preston Street three blocks to Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, on the corner of Preston and Cathedral Streets.

    For fares, schedules, maps and other transit information, please visit the Amtrak website

    By Light Rail

    Exit the Light Rail at the Cultural Center stop. The hall is directly across Park Avenue to the south. Light Rail hours are Monday - Friday 6: 00 am to 12: 00 am; Saturday 11: 00 am to 12: 00 am; and Sunday 11: 00 am to 7: 00 pm.

    By Metro Subway

    Exit the subway at State Center Station. Walk one block east on Preston Street to Howard Street. Make a left on Howard then turn right on Dolphin heading east. Meyerhoff is on the right. Metro hours are Monday– Friday: 5 am to midnight; Saturday, Sunday & amp; Holidays: 6 am to midnight.

    By MARC Train 

    For MARC riders, Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall is just a short walk or cab ride from Baltimore Penn Station. After exiting the train, follow the signs in the station to Charles Street and walk south. Make a right onto Preston Street, the first street past the light at Mt. Royal Avenue. Follow Preston Street three blocks to Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, on the corner of Preston and Cathedral Streets.

General Information

    • Students should not bring large bags or purses to The Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall as there is no secure storage in the student robing area.  
    • Masks are optional.
    • Guests will not be admitted to the auditorium during the procession.
    • Guests are to remain seated & keep the aisles clear during the procession and ceremony.
    • Photos may not be taken from the aisles during the ceremony.
    • Prohibited items include:
      • Smoking or vaping on the premises
      • Food, alcohol, or controlled substances
      • Animals, with the exception of service animals
      • Balloons
      • Noisemakers, speakers, or amplification devices
      • Weapons

Accommodation Statement

  • Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) makes every effort to accommodate individuals with disabilities. Students and/or guests who need special accommodations should contact the campus Disability Support Services Center at 410-462-8585 or DSSC@bccc.edu within 14 working days prior to attending a scheduled event.