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Atlantic Cape’s 56th Annual Commencement Ceremony to Highlight Week of Graduation Celebrations

04/14/2023 | Media Contact: David Zuba, Public Relations Manager and Copywriter | (609) 343-4933
Commencement for the 2023 Graduating Class will be held on May 18

MAYS LANDING — It’s that time of the year again when all of the hours of study, the nerve-rattling exams and sleepless nights are finally rewarded. Zip up that gown and decorate that cap because Atlantic Cape Community College is excited to announce that the 56th Annual Commencement ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 18 at 10:30 a.m. on the Mays Landing campus in The Quad.

This year the keynote address will be delivered by Judge Steven P. Perskie, former New Jersey Superior Court Judge, State Senator and General Assemblyman, and current Assistant to the Mayor of Atlantic City for Policy and Planning.

Caps, gowns and honor stoles must be ordered online by Friday, April 21. All subsequent orders must be made in person at the College Bookstore on the Mays Landing campus by Friday, April 28. Caps and gowns may be picked up at the Bookstore with your receipt.

Thanks to the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund, Atlantic Cape waived the fee for the graduation application for graduating students who applied by March 31.

Additional Commencement Week 2023 events currently scheduled include:

  • Scholarship Recognition Banquet: Monday, May 15, Jonathan Pitney Gymnasium, 5 p.m.
  • Athletic Banquet: Tuesday, May 16, Jonathan Pitney Gymnasium, 5 p.m.
  • Academy of Culinary Arts Graduation Ceremony: Wednesday, May 17, Mays Landing campus Quad, 11 a.m.
  • Nurses’ Pinning Ceremony: Wednesday, May 17, Mays Landing campus Quad, 4 p.m.


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About Atlantic Cape Community College

Atlantic Cape is a comprehensive two-year community college serving the residents of Atlantic and Cape May counties. The college offers over 40 career, transfer and workforce development programs to more than 8,000 students annually at three campuses in New Jersey: Atlantic City, Cape May Court House and Mays Landing.