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.
    http://www.albany.edu/commencement/students.php
    (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,thurd@albany.edu . 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

Who?

  • 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 thurd@albany.edu 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.