The Economics Department Commencement Ceremony: Saturday, May 16, 2015


When and Where?

  • Saturday May 16, 2015
  • 05:30 p.m. (graduates should arrive by 05:00 p.m. to sign in).
  • Campus Center Ballroom (2nd Floor).

*Important Details on Tickets*

  • Tickets are required for the Department Commencement Ceremony. Students must register through My UAlbany to attend the Department ceremony and to order tickets, up to a maximum of four. Please go to the Commencement webpage and follow each step to prepare for registration, including ordering tickets.
    (Please note: Students may not change their entries once they submit their registration).
  • Any student completing graduation requirements in summer 2015 must register to attend the department ceremony by submitting an email before 5:00 pm on 4/28/15 to Thomas Hurd, . Please include your name, ID number, date of expected degree completion and number of tickets, up to a maximum of four.
  • Tickets may be picked up at Business Administration 109 during the following times:
    (Students must have SUNY ID)
    Monday, May 4th - Friday, May 8th, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm and
    Wednesday, May 6th, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


  • All undergraduate Economics majors who expect to graduate in Spring or Summer 2015 are invited to attend.
  • Students who are not official degree candidates for May 2015 but will complete their degree in Summer 2015 must send an email to Thomas Hurd at so that your name can be listed in the program.

What's Happening?

  • Students are expected to wear academic regalia.
  • Students will be given an index card before the ceremony starts to write a note of thanks.
    Professor Sattinger will read it as you cross the stage.
  • Individual recognition of each graduate on the platform, and presentation of certificate.
  • Guest Speaker: TBA
  • A photo area will be available for graduates and their families to take pictures.
  • A reception will follow in the Lecture Center Podium area.

What Else?

  • Torch Night Ceremonies begin at 8:30 pm at the Entry Plaza
  • University- wide Undergraduate Degree Conferral Ceremony, Sunday May 17, 10:00 am at the Entry Plaza at the top of Collins Circle. Graduates should arrive by 9:00 am and assemble TBA. Participants must wear proper academic regalia. Guests should arrive by 9:30 am - no tickets are required.