Commencement 2019

Here is everything guests should know about attending SUNY Adirondack's 2019 Commencement Ceremony.

PRE-Commencement Checklist


Book your stay today at The Queensbury Hotel in the heart of downtown Glens Falls, just minutes from the Cool Insuring Arena. Call their reservation team directly and mention that you’re in town for the SUNY Adirondack  Commencement and receive a discounted room rate of $129/night.

They’ll also be offering complimentary shuttle service to all registered guests of the hotel to the Cool Arena and back to the hotel following the ceremony.

The Queensbury Hotel
88 Ridge Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801

Ordering Cap/Gowns & Announcements/Gifts: Visit the College Bookstore

Dining Reservations (coming soon)


11 a.m. Saturday, May 11, 2019  at the Glens Falls Civic Center.  Please arrive by 10:15 a.m.; use the entrance on Glen Street.


There are a few handicap accessible parking spots available (first come, first serve) directly in front of the Civic Center. There is also parking allowed in the St. Mary’s Church Parking lot.


Please enter the main arena and take a seat. Seating is open and available on a first come first serve basis. All family, friends, and guests are encouraged to remain in their seats and off the arena floor until after the ceremony. Volunteers are available at the arena floor to direct you to your seat.


You won't need any!  Because we will be at the Civic Center, there will not be a restriction on the number of guests who can attend.

Program Agenda

  • Procession
  • Speakers
  • Awarding of Degrees
  • Procession Out

Post Ceremony

  • Connecting with Students
  • Reception in Arena
  • Complimentary Picture
  • Exiting the Arena

PLEASE NOTE:  All degrees will be mailed approximately three weeks following Graduation.  Please be sure the Registrar’s Office has your students correct mailing address.

SUNY Plattsburgh Graduaton


For Questions, contact the Student Life & Diversity office at or 518.743.2251.