Commencement 2017


Rockefeller College Undergraduate Recognition Ceremony

Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
Page Hall, University at Albany Downtown Campus
135 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203


Recognition Ceremony Speaker - Mayor Thomas Roach '83

Thomas Roach ’83 is the Mayor of White Plains, NY. Tom received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Albany and his law degree from the University of Buffalo. He was the first person in his family to earn a four year degree. Read more


Seating is limited to 4 guests per graduate. Students who have applied to graduate must pick up their tickets at the Undergraduate Contact Office (Humanities B16) from April 17-21 during the following times: Monday, Thursday and Friday 10:00 a.m.—7:00 p.m. and  Tuesday and Wednesday 10:00 a.m.—3:00 p.m. Students who plan to graduate in August 2017, but would like to walk this May should contact Zakhar Berkovich ( or Anne Hildreth ( regarding their tickets. Students who would like to request additional tickets should contact Zakhar Berkovich by April 21. You will be notified by April 24 if we are able to accommodate your request. 

No student may participate without full regalia. All students must register to participate via MyUAlbany.

Watch the ceremony live at

If you or any of your guests require special accommodations, please contact Zakhar Berkovich at 518-442-5255 or by May 8.

Campus Map & Driving Direction


University-wide Undergraduate Ceremony

Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.
Entry Plaza Lawn
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