Commencement

Commencement 2015 Information

Welcome and What's New....

This will be your main source for information for Commencement 2015!  Look for additional information and materials as well as the Commencement Planning Brochure in early 2015!  If at anytime you have questions, please feel free to reach out to either of us!

Sharon Huard
Associate Dean of Student and Multicultural Affairs
huards@upstate.edu
(315) 464-8855

Chuck Simpson
Director of Campus Activities and Special Projects
simpsonc@upstate.edu
(315) 464-5618


Commencement Weekend 2015 Events and Ceremonies

Pre-Commencement Dessert Reception
Saturday, May 16; 8:00pm - 11:00pm
Tiffany Ballroom, Genesee Grande Hotel External Icon
Desserts, cash bar and live music!  Come by after dinner and socialize with family, friends and fellow graduates!

College of Health Professions Commencement
Sunday, May 17; 9:00am
Crouse Hinds Theater, John H. Mulroy Civic Center at Oncenter External Icon
Doors will open at 8:30am. Students will line up at 8:30am in the Civic Center Banner Room.

College of Nursing Commencement
Sunday, May 17; 11:30am
Crouse Hinds Theater, John H. Mulroy Civic Center at Oncenter External Icon
Doors will open at 11:00am. Students will line up at 11:00am in the Civic Center Banner Room.

College of Graduate Studies Commencement
Sunday, May 17; 1:45pm
Carrier Theater, John H. Mulroy Civic Center at Oncenter External Icon
Doors will open at 1:30pm.  Students will line up at 1:30pm in the Civic Center Banner Room.
 

College of Medicine Commencement
Sunday, May 17; 3:00pm
Crouse Hinds Theater, John H. Mulroy Civic Center at Oncenter External Icon
Doors will open at 2:00pm.  Students will line up at 2:15pm in the Civic Center Banner Room. 

Special Needs and Directions & Parking:
The John H. Mulroy Civic Center @ Oncenter is handicap accessible. If is recommended that individuals using wheelchairs arrive early. If needed, we will be happy to make arrangements to have a sign language interpreter at the ceremonies. If you expect to have guests who are hearing impaired attend the festivities, please contact the Office of Student Support Services at (315) 464-8855 or the Office of Campus Activities at (315) 464-5618 by April 1, 2015.

Please note that all directions and parking information may be obtained by clicking on the facility links above.

Commencement Planning Checklist & Important Information

Additional Information and the Commencement Planning Brochure will be available in early 2015!

Reserve Hotel Rooms

This is a busy time of year in Syracuse.  If your friends and family will be needing hotel rooms, please make them asap! To assist in your planning, we've provided a short list of accommodations. The following properties are close to the Upstate campus and the John H. Mulry Civic Center: The Genesee Grande Hotel External Icon; The Parkview Hotel External Icon; Hotel Skyler External Icon; The Crowne Plaza Syracuse External Icon; Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel & Conference Center; External Icon Residence Inn Downtown at Armory Square External Icon and the Jefferson Clinton Hotel External Icon.  Additional properties may be found on the Syracuse tripadvisor website External Icon or on the Syracuse Convention and Visitor's Bureau website External Icon.