Commencement 2014

Commencement 2014

Sunday, June 15, 2014 at 10 a.m.
The Two-Hundred-Twentieth Year

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Updated at 7:45 am on Sunday, June 15:

We are following the FAIR WEATHER plan. The Commencement Ceremony will be held at Roger Hull Plaza in front of Schaffer Library. Post -ceremony department and program receptions will be held on the Rugby Field, to the west of the Nott Memorial.

Students: please report no later than 8:45 am to Terrace Lane between Sorum House and the Blue Gate. Look for signs in alphabetical order based on your last name. A marshal will give you a seating card.

Faculty: assemble between 8:45 am - 9:00 am in Yulman Theatre for the academic procession.

Graduating seniors: please click here for information from the Registrar Office and here on Prof. William Finlay's arrangement for Commencement Exercises.

The academic procession starts at 9:30 a.m., so you should probably be in your seats by 9:00 a.m. or earlier. Dining Services will have stations at the commencement site to provide you with complimentary coffee, tea and pastries.   [Full schedule here]

Map for departmental receptions at Rugby Field (west of Nott Memorial) after the Commencement ceremony.

Please refer to the letter from the Dean of the Faculty, 2014 information card and our FAQ page for additional information on Commencement exercises, local lodging and dining, accommodations for disabled guests, and photography or video available for purchase. A complete set of plans for commencement, including parking locations and weather plans, are also available.

Additional questions? Contact Emily Tong at or (518) 388-6102.

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