To participate in the Commencement ceremony, you must purchase a diploma cover through the online ticketing process. The diploma cover purchase can be made starting Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 9 a.m.
The diploma cover will be handed to you as you walk across the stage. It has no official resale value.
The Student Line-Up Ticket is linked to your diploma cover purchase. You must bring the Student Line-Up ticket with you to the ceremony.
The official College diploma is not presented at the Commencement ceremonies; a diploma cover is presented instead.
SUNY Cortland uses a national printer who ships your diploma directly to you. As a general rule, the diploma will take 8-10 weeks to be developed and shipped.
Diplomas are generally distributed at the following times:
For more information about undergraduate or graduate diplomas, please contact the Student Registration and Records Services at 607-753-4702.