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Future Ceremony Dates

Students who plan to graduate in May, August or December of a specfic year are eligible to walk in the Commencement ceremony held in May of that year.  SUNY Cortland does not hold a December ceremony. 

Information posted currently on the Commencement website is specifically for the 2014 ceremony.  Please do not rely on the information currently provided as you plan for future ceremonies.  While we try not to make any drastic changes, the Graduate and Undergraduate Commencement Committees do review policies and procedures for Commencement each year.    If you have any specific questions, please contact the Special Events Coordinator for the President's Office, at 607-753-5453 or via e-mail at or   Information pertaining to the 2014 Commencement ceremonies is complete, unless otherwise noted.

Graduate Commencement

2014 - Friday, May 16
2015 - Friday, May 15
2016 - Friday, May 13
2017 - Friday, May 12 

Undergraduate Commencement

2014 - Saturday, May 17
2015 - Saturday, May 16
2016 - Saturday, May 14
2017 - Saturday, May 13