Be sure to check back regularly for updates and video links.


Every ceremony throughout Commencement Weekend will be live streamed and recorded. The following options exist for you to view and/or share these videos:

Live stream – links will be posted in the days leading up to Commencement Weekend.
Commemorative DVD – a special DVD including video and photos from the weekend is available for purchase. Further details are available at the Commemorative DVD webpage.
Video archives – recordings of each academic ceremony will be posted on the Archived Media webpage over the summer.


UAlbany partners with Island Photography to professionally photograph graduates at every ceremony held throughout the weekend, including the Torch Reception.
The company will email and/or mail proofs to the students’ address/es on file. Students and families then have the option to purchase photographs if they wish.