Graduate Events

EVENTS FOR MASTER'S, CERTIFICATE AND DOCTORAL CANDIDATES

The following is a schedule of events for Master's, Certificate and Doctoral degree candidates only, unless otherwise noted. For further information about your Individual Recognition Ceremony, please refer to the contact number listed for that particular event.

University-Wide Graduate Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 9:00 a.m.
Location: SEFCU Arena
Tickets are NOT required for this event. 

This formal degree conferral ceremony will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. and will last approximately 2 hours 15 minutes. Candidates should arrive for assembly by 8:00 a.m. to the Physical Education Building - gymnasium.  All degree candidates will be recognized individually as the cross the stage.

Thomas D’Ambra, Ph.D., notable entrepreneurial achiever and business leader from New York’s Capital Region, will speak at the University at Albany’s graduate commencement ceremony May 17.
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Individual Recognition Events

Academic departments may require additional paperwork from students to participate in the following ceremonies.  Additional, some of these events may require physical tickets for all guests in attendance.  Please monitor all correspondence from your department regarding commencement.  For further detail, please contact the respective department.

Africana Studies
Saturday, May 17 at 5:30 pm
* Combined Undergraduate & Graduate Ceremony *
Location: Performing Arts Center, Main Theatre
A reception will follow the ceremony
Maximum # of guests: 7 per student
Contact: Oscar Williams or Brenda Lewis at 442-4730

School of Business - Graduate Reception
Saturday, May 17 at 11:30 am
Reception Location: Business Building, Standish Living Room
Contact: Sally Mills at 956-8322

Communication
Saturday, May 17 at 8:00 pm
* Combined Undergraduate & Graduate Ceremony *
Location: SEFCU Arena
Contact: Monica Bartoszek at 442-4871

College of Computing and Information
(Information Studies, Informatics & Computer Science)
Saturday, May 17 at 2:30 pm
* Combined Graduate & Undergraduate Ceremony *

Location: Page Hall Auditorium - Downtown Campus
A reception will follow the ceremony
Contact: Nan Carroll or Angela St. John at 956-8240 or email cciadmin@albany.edu
If not registered on MyUAlbany - please RSVP to cciadmin@albany.edu

School of Criminal Justice - Graduate Ceremony
Saturday, May 17 at 4:00 pm
Location: Milne Hall, Room 200 - Downtown Campus
Contact(s): Diana Mancini or Michele Fox at 442-5214
For more information visit: http://www.albany.edu/scj/22764.php

School of Education - Graduate Reception
Saturday, May 17 at 11:30 am
Reception Location: SEFCU Arena, Hall of Fame Room
Contact: Elizabeth Norton Skrobela at 442-4991

Geography and Planning
(including Globalization Studies)
Saturday, May 17 at 1:00 pm
* Combined Undergraduate & Graduate Ceremony *

Location: Performing Arts Center, Recital Hall
A reception will follow the ceremony
Maximum # of guests: 3 per Graduate student
Students must RSVP with department to participate

Contact: Marlene Z. Williams or Lisa Baker at 442-4636

Languages, Literatures & Cultures
Saturday, May 17 at 3:30 pm
* Combined Undergraduate & Graduate Ceremony *
Location: Performing Art Center, Recital Hall
A reception will follow the ceremony
Maximum # of guests: 7 per student
Students must RSVP with department to participate

Contact: Janna Harton or Joane MacMillan at 442-4100

Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Saturday, May 17 at 1:00 pm
* Combined Undergraduate & Graduate Ceremony *

Location: Art Museum
A reception will follow the ceremony
Contact: Librada Pimentel or Max Lifchitz at 442-4890 or 442-4864

College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering - Graduate Reception
Saturday, May 17 at 11:30 am
Location: NFE Rotunda
Contact: CNSE Office for Student Services - Krista Thompson or Rita Gaglio at 437-8686

Physics
Sunday, May 18 at 12:30 pm
* Combined Undergraduate & Graduate Ceremony *

Location: Campus Center, Assembly Hall
Maximum # of guests: 7 per student
Contact: Leslie St. Vil at 442-4501

Nelson A. Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy - Graduate Ceremony
(Political Science and Public Administration & Policy)
Saturday, May 17 at 6:00 pm
Location: Page Hall Auditorium - Downtown Campus
A reception will follow the ceremony
Contact: Barbara Mathews at 442-3248

School of Public Health
Saturday, May 17 at 2:00 pm
* Combined Undergraduate & Graduate Ceremony *
Location: George Education Center/School of Public Health Building –East Campus
Maximum # of guests: 5 per student
Tickets are required for all guests and may be picked up from the department.
Students must RSVP with department to participate

Contact: Caitlin Reid at 402-0727
For more information visit: http://www.albany.edu/sph/12013.php

School of Social Welfare - Graduate Ceremony
Saturday, May 17 at 12:00 pm
Location: Page Hall, Auditorium - Downtown Campus
A reception will follow the ceremony
Maximum # of guests: 5 per student
Tickets are required for all guests and may be picked up at the department.

Contact: Candi Griffin-Jenkins at 442-3797