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Commencement Announcement

Important new changes to the spring 2017 Undergraduate Commencement ceremony

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Find answers to a few commonly asked questions that may be of interest regarding the recent changes to the ceremony

Commencement Ceremonies:

Friday, May 19, 2017
Athletic and Wellness Center
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 20, 2017
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Old Main Quad

Sunday, May 21, 2017
School of Business
School of Education
School of Fine and Performing Arts
School of Science and Engineering

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Old Main Quad

Note: All commencement communication will continue to be sent to your New Paltz e-mail account through May 2017. There is no rain date for the ceremony. In the event of cancellation due to an emergency or severe weather, information will be posted at 845-257-INFO (4636) and


For quickest response, it is recommended that you review the graduate or undergraduate FAQ page on this commencement website. If your question is not answered:

24/7 Commencement Hotline: 845-257-2603 (general information only)