What is Commencement vs. Graduation?
Do guests need tickets to attend?
Do I have to attend rehearsal?
It is required to attend rehearsal as you will be receiving important information regarding the ceremony. Rehearsal will take place from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm on the day of Commencement at the Visions Veterans Memorial Arena. You can enter the Arena on the ground level and take a seat in front of the stage.
What should I bring to the ceremony?
What should I wear to the ceremony?
Everyone participating in the ceremony is required to wear regalia which should be purchased through the SUNY Broome Bookstore. During the ceremony, your tassel should be on the left side of your cap.
Where do I go on the day of Commencement?
Where do I park on the day of Commencement?
Where and when is the Commencement ceremony / Lineup?
The graduation processional will begin promptly at 7:30 pm at the Visions Veterans Memorial Arena. Graduates will line up in full regalia at 6:45 pm outside the ground level entrance of the Arena. You must have your name card, which was mailed to you. If you do not have a name card, you will be able to pick one up at rehearsal.