The Inauguration of Dr. Merodie A. Hancock

Procession and Regalia

As with all formal academic ceremonies, the inauguration ceremony will include an academic procession, with participants wearing academic regalia.

Individuals in the academic procession will include trustees, faculty, representatives from the professional employees and support staff, university leadership and other leaders of higher education.

The academic procession begins at Saratoga Springs City Hall at 474 Broadway.

For Individuals Representing SUNY Empire State College

  • If you own regalia, bring it with you to Saratoga Springs City Hall at 474 Broadway, March 27, 2014 at 2:30 p.m.
  • Regalia rented through the college will be waiting at the Saratoga Springs City Hall.
  • The City Hall site will be secured during the procession and ceremony, if you wish to leave any of your personal possessions.
  • All rental regalia can be returned to City Hall, immediately following the ceremony.
  • Contact Maureen Winney at 518-580-4704 or maureen.winney@esc.edu with any questions regarding cap and gown rental orders.

For Individuals Representing Other Academic Institutions

  • Bring your regalia to Saratoga Springs City Hall at 474 Broadway, on March 27, 2014 at 2:30 p.m.
  • The City Hall site will be secured during the procession and ceremony, if you wish to leave any of your personal possessions.