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

2019 Dates

New York Ceremonies

Albany

Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 1 p.m.
Empire State Plaza
S Mall Arterial, Albany, NY

Brookville, Long Island

Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 1 p.m.
Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, Long Island University Post Campus
720 Northern Boulevard, Brookville, NY 

Buffalo

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
Performing Arts Center, Buffalo State College
1300 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 

Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Center for Labor Studies**

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.

Manhattan

Friday, June 14, 2019 at noon
David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 

Purchase

Monday, June 3, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
Recital Hall, The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College
735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY 

Rochester

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 7 p.m.
Rochester Riverside Convention Center
123 East Main Street, Rochester, NY 

Syracuse

Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
The Oncenter - Crouse Hinds Theater
421 Montgomery Street, Syracuse, NY

International Ceremonies

Athens, Greece
July 3, 2019

Beirut, Lebanon
July 11, 2019

Eskişehir, Turkey
June 13, 2019

Halat, Lebanon
Sept. 12, 2019

Prague, Czech Republic
June 21, 2019

Tirana, Albania
July 5, 2019