The COVID-19 pandemic may be putting other celebrations on hold, but not at BMCC! We are happy to celebrate the academic success of our students and we wish them well in their future endeavors as they demonstrate our college’s slogan — Start Here. Go Anywhere.

For Students

Upload your photo and share your “thank you” notes and thoughts about your experience at BMCC and your future plans, so they can be widely shared at the celebration. You will have until Thursday, May 20, 2021, to submit your information.

  1. Click here to login. Enter your preferred email address as listed in CUNYfirst for “Username or E-mail.” Enter Your CUNYFirst ID (EMPLID) for your Password.
  2. Enter who you would like to thank, and what your future plans are. Click on your profile photo to update it. Press Update Profile.

(Optional) Order your cap and gown!

Check your email for instructions. If you haven’t received information directly to your inbox, please email to inquire for more details.


Fernanda Carvalho Santos earned an Associate of Science (A.S.) in Art Foundations: Studio Art with a concentration in Photography in Fall 2020 and is now enrolled in a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) program at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC). Throughout her tenure at BMCC, Carvalho Santos maintained a 4.0 GPA and was a member of the BMCC Panther Partners mentoring program which serves first-generation students. She then worked as a college assistant for Panther Partners, was a member of the BMCC Learning Academy (BLA), Degree Under Three and Out in Two communities, and served as a S.T.A.R. Ambassador. She also tutored fellow classmates in General Astronomy and helped them complete their Language and Culture class projects.


Montage Slideshow of Students

The National Anthem
“The Star-Spangled Banner”
Performed by Faculty and Students from the Music and Art Department 

Dr. Anthony E. Munroe
President of the College

Dr. Félix V. Matos Rodríguez
Chancellor, The City University of New York

Student Address Introduction
Dr. Marva Craig
Vice President for Student Affairs 

Josiah Ramesar
President, Student Government Association

Valedictory Address Introduction
Dr. Erwin J. Wong
Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Fernanda Carvalho Santos

Presenting our Graduates
Dr. Erwin J. Wong
Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

The Honorable Charles E. Schumer
Member, United States Senate

The Honorable Hakeem Jeffries
Member, United States House of Representatives

Conferring of Degrees
Dr. Anthony E. Munroe, President of the College

Virtual Tassel Movement

More details to come.