Attention Candidates for Graduation
The Commencement Exercises will be held on Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. on the Alumni Green.
Students who anticipate graduating this May 2016 need to apply for graduation from February 1, 2016 through April 1, 2016 in the Records and Registration Office, Middletown Campus.
Eligible students who meet the above deadline date ensure having their names on a list distributed to academic departments for consideration of awards for graduating students.
For students who miss the above deadline date: You may still be eligible to apply through Friday, April 8, 2016. However, your name may not be on the list distributed to academic departments for consideration of awards for graduating students.
YOU MUST CONFIRM WHETHER YOU ARE ATTENDING THE GRADUATION CEREMONY BY USING THE ELECTRONIC RESPONSE CARD
Even though you applied for graduation through Student Services Central you must still respond to the Office of the Vice President for Student Services to indicate whether or not you will be participating in the Commencement Exercises. Respond by completing the electronic response card located on the left side of this page by May 2. This will ensure that your name is in the proper order in the line-up.
If you miss the deadline and wish to participate in commencement you must contact the Office of the Vice President for Student Services at 845-341-4000. Please keep in mind that you must have a minimum GPA of a 2.0 at the time of graduation in order to participate in the ceremony.
RESERVE THESE DATES NOW!!!
Required Commencement Rehearsal
Required Commencement rehearsal will be held Wednesday, May 18, at 9:00 a.m. SHARP until approximately 11:00am. EVERY GRADUATE participating in the Commencement ceremony MUST ATTEND rehearsal! Be sure to make whatever arrangements are necessary NOW to be in attendance. Please report to the Physical Education Building located on East Conkling Ave (Middletown Campus). If you cannot attend rehearsal you must contact our office at 845-341-4000 to make an appointment to come in and get instructions from one of our staff. Caps and gowns will be distributed after rehearsal at the George Shepard Student Center.
If you have a disability that could affect how you participate in the ceremony, please let us know, as soon as possible, so that we can make the necessary arrangements.
Our 66th Commencement Exercise will be held Thursday, May 19, 2016, on the Alumni Green. You should be in line by 4:25 p.m. as directed at rehearsal. The ceremony will begin promptly at 5:00 p.m. It is essential that you come to campus early. The ceremony lasts approximately 2 hours.
Your Spring 2016 grades
Your Spring 2016 grades will be available through Self-Service Banner at MySUNYOrange. If you are unable to activate your account, please call the Help Desk at (845) 341-4749.
If you have any questions
If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to call the Office of the Vice President for Student Services at (845) 341-4000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Our office is located on the 3rd floor of the George Shepard Student Center.