Commencement FAQs

 

 

 

 

 

When?

 

Commencement will be held on Saturday, May 14.

 

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Where?

 

Our Commencement Ceremony will be held outdoors, on Crittenden Athletic Field. Please wear suitable footwear: no high heels, the ground is still very soft.

 

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How long does the ceremony last?

 

The ceremony lasts approximately 2 hours.

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Is there a reception afterward?

 

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.

 

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How many guests may I bring?

 

An outdoor ceremony does not require tickets so your guests are not limited. For an indoor ceremony, each student who confirms their participation will receive three tickets.

 

 

Is there reserved seating?


There is no reserved seating for guests. It is recommended that guests arrive early.


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What about handicapped access?


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 email us 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.


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How does a graduating student get the cap and gown?


Graduation regalia will be available to purchase in the Campus Bookstore beginning on April 5, 2016. No need to pre-order. Regalia will be available until May 14.

 

 


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Is there a charge for cap and gown?


Yes. Students can purchase regalia at the Campus Bookstore. 


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Will I get my diploma on Commencement day?

 

Diplomas will not be distributed at Commencement. They will be mailed to each graduate's address listed on their graduation application, approximately two months after certification by the faculty that all graduation requirements have been met.


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How do I get my diploma if I don't attend?


Your diploma will be mailed to your address listed on your graduation application, approximately two months after certification by the faculty that all graduation requirements have been met.


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Who can I contact if I need more information?

 

The Office of Campus Events and Conferences
Knapp Hall, Room 200
(518) 255-5690 or email us.

 

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