Commencement 2023
Classes of 1943, 1948, 1953, 1963 and 1973 are invited to join the Office of Alumni Relations at Commencement!

When: June 1, 2023

Time: 8:00 - 12:30pm (EDT)




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Join your class-exclusive Facebook group!
We encourage you to join your class-exclusive Facebook group! You'll be asked to enter your QC grad year. There you will be able to reconnect with QC friends, exchange photos, messages and so much more!
Celebrate your 70th anniversary! Class of 1953 FB group, click here.

Celebrate your 60th anniversary! Class of 1963 FB group, click here.

Celebrate your 50th anniversary! Class of 1973 FB group, click here.

Celebrate your 40th anniversary! Class of 1983 FB group, click here.

Celebrate your 30th anniversary! Class of 1993 FB group, click here.

Celebrate your 25th anniversary! Class of 1998 FB group, click here.

Celebrate your 20th anniversary! Class of 2003 FB group, click here.

Celebrate your 10th anniversary! Class of 2013 FB group, click here.

Share Your QC Memories With Us!

The Office of Alumni Relations ENCOURAGES you to share your Queens College memories with us! Tell us an anecdote or a nostalgic story about your time at QC. Email us at  

Reunion class members, access your yearbook here.



In the year 1948...

  • World Health Organization was formed by the United Nations
  • Israel is declared as an independent state
  • ABC enters network TV


In the year 1953...

  • James Watson and Francis Crick determine the structure of DNA
  • The first color television sets appear selling for $1,175
  • Roman Holiday was released


In the year 1963...

  • President Kennedy assassinated in Dallas, Texas
  • First successful liver transplant
  • Audio cassettes introduced


In the year 1973...

  • Supreme Court of the United States rules on Roe v. Wade
  • The classic film “American Graffiti” premieres
  • The United States ends its involvement in the Vietnam War after the signing of the Paris Peace Accords”


In the year 1983...

  • The first mobile phones, are introduced to the public by the Motorola Company
  • Final Episode of M*A*S*H airs record 125 million watch
  • The video game Mario Bros. was first released


In the year 1993...

  • The Top Song was Dreamlover by Mariah Carey
  • The most popular movies included Jurassic Park, Schindler’s List, Sleepless in Seattle and Free Willy
  • Buckingham Palace opens its doors to the public


In the year 1998...

  • Google was founded
  • President Bill Clinton was impeached
  • Titanic dominated the Oscars


In the year 2003...

  • was launched
  • Pixar's Finding Nemo was released
  • The United States launches war in Iraq


In the year 2013...

  • President Obama was inaugurated for his second term
  • The Top Song was Blurred Lines by Robin Thicke with T.I. and Pharrell
  • Boston Marathon Bombings took place