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Ladies celebrating by throwing their mortar boards in the air

Planning for the 2022 Commencement is underway! 

Due to fluctuating Covid-19 guidelines, all Commencement Activities are subject to change. Please check this website and your email for updates.

Graduates who participate in Commencement ceremonies must be fully vaccinated, including the COVID-19 booster if eligible, or have been approved for a medical or religious exemption. Please also see our Campus Masking Policy, which is subject to change based on guidance from the Monroe County Department of Public Health.


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.

Commencement Ceremonies



Events & Activities

From the Commencement Fair to the Graduation Toast, we have events and activities that celebrate all you have accomplished! 

Schedule of Events
RSVP where required.

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Steps to Apply for Graduation

Commencement is fast approaching and we can’t wait to celebrate your accomplishments. Let’s make sure you are ready to participate in the big celebration! There are steps you will need to complete before you participate in the May Commencement Ceremony.

Questions regarding graduation? Visit Graduation FAQs.

Purchase your Cap & Gown

We strongly encourage students to purchase their regalia from the bookstore. For online orders, please be sure to order as early as possible to receive your preferred size and ensure receipt of your order in time for your ceremony. Use the following info:

  • Term: Spring 2022
  • Dept: GEP
  • Course: 2022
  • Section: 01
  • Select: Retrieve Materials
  • NOTE: Must enter your mame & email on the order form so that the bookstore can contact you to get your student ID # and height for your gown size. 

Guest Tickets for Undergraduate Ceremonies

Starting April 18, the ticketing website will open. Each undergraduate student participating in Commencement will be able to claim up to 5 tickets to their ceremony. Please check your Brockport email on April 18 with more details on how to claim tickets. If you need an additional 1 or 2 tickets, please indicate this when claiming tickets from the system (pending availability, graduates will be notified via email should additional tickets become available).

Tickets are not needed for Graduate Commencement. 

Directions, Maps and Parking

We have several useful guides for Commencement, including interactive maps with parking lots and the route for drop off those who need accommodations.

Campus map, routes, and ceremony accommodations

Accommodations for Those with Disabilities

SUNY Brockport is fully committed to providing accessible events to all.  If you need a disability-related accommodation, please contact the Commencement Office at: Requests should be made by Thursday, May 5.


For questions about the Application for Graduation

Call (585) 395-2531 or email

For general questions about Commencement


For questions about Regalia 


Last Updated 9/22/22