SUNY Delhi Spring 2023 Commencement

Commencement 2023

For Guests

We look forward to welcoming you to SUNY Delhi for our 2023 Commencement Ceremony! Below, please find helpful information to make your visit as enjoyable as possible: 

  1. Parking: A parking map will be provided to show guest parking locations and shuttle pick-ups. Guests may walk or take a campus shuttle from the parking lots to the ceremony location. Shuttles will be running on a constant loop around campus.
    • Handicap parking availability and handicap-accessible shuttle locations are also highlighted on the map.
  2. Ceremony: The 2023: Commencement Ceremony will be held outdoors at the Track & Field Facility.  
    • Outdoor seating is first come, first served. 
    • Guests are welcome to bring their own lawn chairs in the event that seating is at capacity. 
    • For maximum comfort, also consider bringing: 
    • A water bottle (water bottle filling stations will be available onsite) 
    • Sun protection (Sunscreen, hats, hand-held fans, etc.) 
    • Portable restrooms will be available at the ceremony site. 
    • Ceremony programs will be distributed at the main entrance to the ceremony site. All guests should access the site from this location. Programs are available on a first come, first served basis. 
    • A small onsite reception, featuring cookies and beverages, will be held immediately following the ceremony, all guests are welcome to attend!
  3. Alternate Viewing Locations: 
    • For guests who would prefer a more comfortable viewing option on campus, the ceremony will be live streamed in The Okun Theatre, located in The Farrell Student and Community Center. 
    • For those who would like to view the ceremony online, you can access the live stream of the ceremony – the link will be put on this website the morning of the ceremony. 
  4. Accessibility: 
    • Sign language interpreters will be onsite during the ceremony. 
    • Live captioning will also be available. 
    • Accessible parking is in the Track lot (E) 
      • There will be a shuttle bus that can transport guests from other lots 
    • Accessible seating is located on the field. There will be signage leading to the accessible seats. 
  5. Weather Contingency Plan:  
    • In the event of rain, the commencement ceremony will be held in the gymnasium in the Clark Field House. Parking will remain the same and guests will be shuttled to the alternative location. 
    • Seating for guests will be strictly limited. Three guests per graduating student are permitted. Students will each receive three tickets in advance. Guests will need to show these tickets at the door for entry.   
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