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Commencement Week Activities

Commencement week is full of activities celebrating the culmination of our students’ hard work — we encourage everyone to participate in the fun!

Tuesday, May 9

Inclusive Excellence Reception

Gateway Center

3 - 4:30 p.m.

Details and Registration

Tassles on a table

Wednesday, May 10

Graduation Rehearsal and Champagne Toast

Gateway Center

3 p.m. 

Champagne in champagne glasses

Friday, May 12

Graduate School Higher Degree Ceremony

Gateway Center

4:30 p.m.

President Mahoney and another person putting a graduation sash on a student

Saturday, May 13

Honors Ceremony

Gateway Center

9:30 a.m.

People at Gateway center

Saturday, May 13

Department Receptions

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Chemical Engineering
Walters Hall, Second Floor Lobby

Baker Lab, Third Floor Vending Area

Environmental Biology
Illick Hall, First Floor Lobby

Environmental Resources Engineering
Gateway Center Event Space

Environmental Science
Gateway Center, Second Floor (Admissions Open Area)

Environmental Studies
Baker Lab, Room 408

Landscape Architecture | Open Academy
(sharing a space & combining receptions)
Gateway Center, Second Floor (Open Academy Open Area)

Sustainable Resources Management
Bray Hall, First Floor Rotunda

People standing around a reception table.

Saturday, May 13

SUNY ESF Commencement

St. Joseph's Health Amphitheater at Lakeview

2 p.m.

Commencement ceremony at the Amphitheater

Sunday, May 14

Graduate/Family Breakfast

Procession to JMA Wireless Dome

Gateway Center

7:30 a.m.

cheese and fruits

   Sunday, May 14

  Joint Ceremony with Syracuse University

  JMA Wireless Dome

  9:30 a.m.

E S F Quad