Congratulations-- you're almost there.
Few events in life carry the sense of accomplishment that comes with graduation. Congratulations on reaching that milestone! Here is some basic information to make your Commencement day as smooth as possible:
- Academic concerns. Remember, only those students whose academic record has been reviewed and certified by the Registrar’s Office will be allowed to participate in Commencement.
- Location. Commencement takes place at the Times Union Center (51 South Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12207). Use the following links for information on directions and transportation to the site.
- Invitations. Students are responsible for inviting guests. Tickets are not required; however, guests may be required to name the student they are coming to watch.
Only those students whose academic record has been reviewed and certified by the Registrar’s Office will be allowed to participate in the May Commencement Ceremony.
The May Commencement for The College of Saint Rose will be held at the Times Union Center (TU), Albany, NY, located 2.5 miles east of the Saint Rose campus.
If you plan on participating in the Ceremony, you MUST submit a Ceremony Response form to the Registrar’s Office by April 9th.
Students are responsible for inviting guests to the TU. Tickets are not required; however please inform guests, upon entering the TU to attend Commencement, they may be requested to provide the name of the student they are coming to watch graduate.
Graduates need to arrive at the TU no later than 8:45 am. The doors to the TU will open by 8:30 am. Graduates must be in the line-up area at 9:00 am. Graduates should enter the TU through the main entrance off Pearl Street. Guests should enter from the parking garage. Once inside the building, please turn right. Volunteers will be available to direct students to the line-up area. The ceremony will begin at 10:00 am and end at about 12:45 pm.