- Complete the RSVP Form to Walk in Commencement by May 11 by 4:30 p.m.
Students with two courses or less left to complete in their degree program may walk in the May 2023 Commencement Ceremony. To participate, students must fill out the Petition to Walk Form found in the Registrar's Office.
- Complete the Petition to Graduate Form (PDF).
Note: this requires your advisor's signature. Submit this form in person to the Registrar's Office (Bush Hall, Room 124).
Please note: Submitting a late petition or RSVP form may result in your name and/or honors not being published correctly or at all in the commencement program. Please be sure to complete the necessary steps on time to avoid these issues.
- Attend the Presidential Commencement Dinner on Thursday, May 11th in Farrell Commons
Pre-dinner: enjoy a cap making workshop and an opportunity to take a graduation photo. Each student will receive a digital copy of their photo.
Enjoy a delicious dinner and brief remarks, honoring our 2023 graduates. Following dinner, enjoy a DJ and dancing as you celebrate your accomplishments with your classmates. To attend, please RSVP by May 5th by visiting: https://secure.qgiv.com/for/commencementdinner2023/event/sunydelhi/
- Attend the 2023 Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 13
Parking: Please park in any available campus parking and walk to the courtyard between Farnsworth and Smith for line up
Line Up: Please arrive by 9 a.m. and line up in the area designated for your school.
Be sure to bring your cap, hood, and gown, any cords or stoles earned, and your name card to be read at the ceremony
Faculty/staff volunteers will be available at line up to help you with your regalia and any other assistance you might need
For maximum comfort, please also consider:
- Bobby pins for your cap, if needed
- A safety pin for your hood
- Applying sunscreen in advance
- Bringing a water bottle (bottle filling stations will be available)
Weather Contingency Plan:
In the event of inclement weather, a decision will be made 48 hours prior to the ceremony on location.
If the commencement ceremony cannot be held outside, it will take place in the gymnasium at the Clark Field House.
If the ceremony is in the gym, each graduate will be allowed three guests only due to space constraints. Guests will need to present tickets upon arrival. On the day of graduation, please arrive at the Clark Field House at 9 a.m.