Saturday, May 18, 2019, at the Park Center Alumni Arena.
We will be playing a slideshow during all commencement ceremonies featuring our graduates. Please consider contributing your favorite Cortland memories.
SUNY Cortland cares about the safety of its new graduates and their families. As a precaution, backpacks and other items may be inspected before visitors enter the Alumni Arena for Commencement ceremonies. The College appreciates your cooperation in making this a safe and memorable event.
As an undergraduate, you can volunteer to be a student usher and earn an extra guest ticket for your ceremony.
All undergraduate ceremonies are located in the Park Center Alumni Arena. Commencement takes place on Saturday, May 18, 2019. Graduating students are assigned either the morning, afternoon or evening ceremony.
Please reference the department chart to identify the ceremony to which you will be assigned:
|Ceremony A - 9:30 a.m.||Ceremony B - 2:30 p.m.||Ceremony C - 7 p.m.|
|Africana Studies||Communications and Media Studies||Childhood/Early Childhood Education|
|Art and Art History||Economics||Communication Disorders and Sciences|
|Chemistry||Health||Foundations and Social Advocacy|
|Physics||Performing Arts||Recreation Parks and Leisure Studies|
|Psychology||Physical Education||School of Education, Selected Study|
|Sport Management||School of Professional Studies, Selected Study|
* Student ceremony assignments are based on the department of their primary major. Students may refer to the Student Information Summary available in the Student Links channel of myRedDragon to determine their primary and secondary major departments.** Department assignments will rotate in future ceremonies. The ceremony schedules will be updated in the preceding fall semester.
Attend rehearsal Friday, May 17 at 2:30 p.m. in the Park Center Alumni Arena. Instructions for the day of the ceremony, including line-up procedures, will be provided. All candidates for graduation are encouraged to attend. Rehearsal will last approximately 30 minutes.