Commencement 2019

Here is everything guests should know about attending SUNY Adirondack's 2019 Commencement Ceremony.

PRE-Commencement Checklist

  • Accomodations (coming soon)
  • Dining Reservations (coming soon)
  • Ordering Announcements/gifts (coming soon)


11 a.m. Saturday, May 11, 2019  at the Glens Falls Civic Center.  Please arrive by 10:15 a.m.; use the entrance on Glen Street.


There are a few handicap accessible parking spots available (first come, first serve) directly in front of the Civic Center. There is also parking allowed in the St. Mary’s Church Parking lot.


Please enter the main arena and take a seat. Seating is open and available on a first come first serve basis. All family, friends, and guests are encouraged to remain in their seats and off the arena floor until after the ceremony. Volunteers are available at the arena floor to direct you to your seat.


You won't need any!  Because we will be at the Civic Center, there will not be a restriction on the number of guests who can attend.

Program Agenda

  • Procession
  • Speakers
  • Awarding of Degrees
  • Procession Out

Post Ceremony

  • Connecting with Students
  • Reception in Arena
  • Complimentary Picture
  • Exiting the Arena

PLEASE NOTE:  All degrees will be mailed approximately three weeks following Graduation.  Please be sure the Registrar’s Office has your students correct mailing address.

SUNY Plattsburgh Graduaton


For Questions, contact the Student Life & Diversity office at or 518.743.2251.