Spring Commencement

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Spring Commencement at SUNY Plattsburgh

Photo of students speaking at commencement lecturn, dressed in academic regalia On Saturday, May 19, 2018, an estimated 900 SUNY Plattsburgh students will begin a new phase of their lives as they receive their degrees during the 2018 Spring Commencement ceremonies, which will be held in the Field House Gymnasium. The day will bring joy, feelings of pride and even tears to those in attendance during this spring ritual.

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The first ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. and will be held for students majoring in programs within the School of Education, Health and Human Services and the School of Business and Economics. The second ceremony will commence at 2 p.m. for students in the School of Arts and Science.

Ceremonies Listed By Time For Academic Majors

This celebration of achievement would not be as poignant without the careful attention to the numerous details involved in planning this momentous occasion. The procedures on protocol covered here have proven to be highly effective in preserving the dignity of the proceedings over the years. They also establish proper decorum guaranteeing a memorable event for graduating students and spectators alike.

We encourage you to read this information carefully. If you have any questions, please contact the President's Office at your earliest convenience.

Congratulations to all graduates.


Live feed of the Ceremonies (Begins Saturday, May 19 at 9 a.m., 2 p.m.)

You can watch live coverage of commencement: 



Contact Information

For more information about Spring Commencement at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact:

Office of the President
159 Hawkins Hall
(518) 564-2010 (phone)
(518) 564-3932 (fax)
Email: [email protected]