SUNY Empire State College hosts eight commencement ceremonies across New York state and more around the world.

2019 Dates

New York Ceremonies

Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 1 p.m.
Empire State Plaza
S Mall Arterial, Albany, NY
 
Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 1 p.m.
Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, Long Island University Post Campus
720 Northern Boulevard, Brookville, NY
 
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
Performing Arts Center, Buffalo State College
1300 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY
 
Friday, June 14, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY
**Students of the Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Center for Labor Studies who would like to participate in commencement must attend the ceremony for the Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Center for Labor Studies.
 
Friday, June 14, 2019 at noon
David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY
 
Monday, June 3, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
Recital Hall, The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College
735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY
 
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 7 p.m.
Rochester Riverside Convention Center
123 East Main Street, Rochester, NY
 
Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
The Oncenter - Crouse Hinds Theater
421 Montgomery Street, Syracuse, NY

International Ceremonies

Athens
July 3, 2019

Beirut
July 11, 2019

Prague
June 21, 2019

Tirana
July 5, 2019

Important Information

Emails will be sent to eligible students starting in January and ending in May 2019. No hard-copy invitations will be mailed.

Important Dates

April 2: Last day to be eligible to participate in Commencement 2019
April 25: Deadline to order regalia for students earning an advanced degree (regalia is required to participate)
May 8: Deadline to order regalia for students earning an undergraduate degree (regalia is required to participate)
May 8: RSVP deadline

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Questions?

Please email Commencement@esc.edu