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Commencement at Bergen

Identifier: BCC-008

Scope and Contents

The materials in this collection range from 1970-2016. Most years in this time period are represented in the commencement programs, with the exception of 1975, 1979-1981, and 2005. Programs for commencement awards ceremonies are also included from 1986-2011 (not every year in this time period is represented). The collection also includes commencement-related material, such as correspondence (primarily emails), flyers, and other announcements, from 1996-2011. Audiovisual material of the 2006-2008 commencement exercises are included in this collection in DVD and VHS formats.


  • Creation: 1970 - 2016

Conditions Governing Access

The A/V materials in the collection are restricted to on-site viewing at this time. Please contact the BCC Archives for more information.


7.5 Cubic Feet (6 document boxes and 3 half-size boxes)

Language of Materials



This collection consists of materials relating to the annual commencement exercises at Bergen Commmunity College, beginning with the program of the first commencement in 1970 and continuing through the present.


The collection is arranged into six series:

  1. Commencement Programs, 1970-2016
  2. Awards Programs, 1986-2011
  3. Preparatory Materials, 1993-2000
  4. Audiovisual Material, 1990-2008
  5. Newspaper Clippings & Photos, 1970-1995
  6. Related Material, 1975-2014

Processing Information

The collection will be updated as new commencement materials are added each year.

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Repository Details

Part of the Bergen Community College Archives Repository

Bergen Community College
Sidney Silverman Library, Room L-317
400 Paramus Road
Paramus NJ 07652 USA