Saturday, May 10, 2014
Information about May 2013 Commencement
Frequently Asked Questions regarding Commencement
- How long does the ceremony last?
- Is there a reception afterward?
- How many guests can I bring?
- Can I get extra tickets?
- Is there reserved seating?
- What about handicapped access?
- How does a graduating student get the cap and gown?
- Is there a charge for cap and gown?
- Will I get my diploma on Commencement day?
- How do I get my diploma if I don't attend?
- Where will my diploma be sent?
- Who can I contact if I need more information?
Commencement will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 11, 2013
This year, the ceremony will be held in the Bouck Hall Gymnasium where seating is limited and by ticket only.
The ceremony lasts approximately 2 hours.
A reception will be held in Bouck Ballroom immediately following the ceremony. Graduates and their guests are cordially invited to join faculty and staff for this occasion
Each confirmed Commencement candidate will be given three (3) tickets. Tickets are required only if the ceremony is held inside in Bouck Gymnasium. Tickets and name cards for ceremony are to be picked up from college bookstore.
Due to limited seating and the popularity of Commencement, we cannot give you extra tickets. However, guests without tickets may watch the Commencement ceremony via telecast in Bouck Auditorium.
There are no reserved seats. Please have your tickets ready when you arrive. Doors open promptly at 10:00 a.m.
If you need accommodations during the Commencement ceremony due to physical disability, please contact the Office of Campus Events and Conferences at (518)255-5690 or by e-mail, email@example.com by May 1. If you do not let us know what you need by May 1, we will not be able to accommodate you on the day of Commencement.
Graduation regalia will be available to purchase in your Barnes & Noble Campus Bookstore on April 1, 2013. No need to pre-order.
Tickets for indoor ceremony and name cards will be handed out when you pick up your cap and gown.
If you do not need to purchase a cap and gown you will still need to pick up tickets for indoor ceremony and your name card which must be brought to ceremony with you.
Yes. Students can purchase regalia at your Barnes & Noble Campus Bookstore.
Diplomas will not be distributed at Commencement. They will be mailed to each graduate's permanent home address approximately 2 months after certification by the faculty that all graduation requirements have been met.
Your diploma will be mailed to your permanent home address approximately 2 months after certification by the faculty that all graduation requirements have been met.
To assure that your diploma gets to you, be sure that the college has your permanent address. You should contact the Registrar (518) 255-5522 to make sure that they have your correct address.
The Office of Campus Events and Conferences
Knapp Hall, Room 208
(518)255-5690 or firstname.lastname@example.org