Commencement

The College at Brockport, SUNY, community looks forward to celebrating student achievement at the 2020 Commencement Ceremonies on Thursday, May 14 and Friday, May 15.

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Graduate Ceremony

Thursday, May 14 at 4 pm
SERC Field House
Reception immediately following

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Undergraduate Morning Ceremony

Friday, May 15 at 9 am
SERC Field House
For students from the School of Education, Health, and Human Services
Reception immediately following (Tuttle Gym 205/206)

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Undergraduate Afternoon Ceremony

Friday, May 15 at 1:30 pm
SERC Field House
For students from the School of Arts and Sciences &
School of Business and Management
Reception immediately following (Tuttle Gym 205/206)

May Commencement Ceremonies Have Been Postponed

We are taking all necessary steps to reduce our campus density in an effort to combat this virus. Sadly, this will include postponing our May Commencement ceremonies. This was an incredibly difficult decision to make. Commencement is undoubtedly the most joyous day of our academic year. It’s a day to celebrate the accomplishments of our students and for our students to celebrate with their loved ones. But it would be irresponsible for us to move forward as originally planned. This will also allow families to adjust travel plans with plenty of advance notice. Students, please make your families aware of this change. We will convene a small group with the objective of re-imagining our 2020 Commencement ceremonies so that our graduates can be recognized properly at some point in the future. More details will be forthcoming as we make these plans.

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The Commencement Ceremonies will be streamed live, so family and friends can join the celebration from anywhere in the world.

This promises to be an exciting time as we celebrate the accomplishments of our graduates! During our ceremonies, we will recognize our students and highlight our tradition, College pride, and community spirit. Please check back to this website for updates.

Not sure which School your program is in? Check these lists.

ROTC Commissioning Students

Special Ceremonies for Graduates

Additional ceremonies celebrated during the month of May, include these among others:

  • Military Science (ROTC) Commissioning Ceremony
  • Nursing Ceremony
  • Teacher Certification Ceremony
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Application for Graduation

Students who graduate in Fall ’19, Winter ’20, Spring ’20, Summer ’20 and Fall ’20 can walk in the May 2020 Commencement Ceremony. However, you must apply for graduation for the term you will be done with your degree requirements. Please submit your application no later than April 1, for your name to appear in the Commencement Program and to be eligible to claim guest tickets to the ceremony. 

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Tickets to Undergraduate Ceremonies

Tickets will be required for the Undergraduate Ceremonies and will be available online beginning April 13.

Tickets are not required for the Graduate Ceremony.

Last Updated 7/1/20

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