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Students Plan for Commencement at Grad Finale

One-stop shopping for graduating students will be offered at the College Store’s 11th annual Grad Finale set for Thursday, March 21, at SUNY Cortland.

Students attending the event between 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Corey Union’s Function Room can take advantage of a variety of services related to graduation. Gift and other items will be on sale, including caps and gowns, commencement announcements and class rings. Several College departments will participate with information booths, including financial aid, alumni affairs, The Cortland College Foundation and the Commencement committee.

The 2013 Undergraduate Commencement ceremonies will take place at 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, in the Park Center Alumni Arena. Undergraduate students can select a ceremony time and pick up Commencement tickets at Grad Finale.

The 2013 Graduate Commencement ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 17, in the Park Center Alumni Arena. Tickets are not required for students or guests participating in the Graduate Commencement ceremony.

For those who do not attend Grad Finale, caps and gowns as well as other Commencement-related items will be available in the College Store beginning the afternoon of Friday, March 22.

For more information, visit the Commencement website at