Commencement 2023

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Graduate: Friday, May 12, 2023 — Graduate details

Undergraduate: Saturday, May 13, 2023 — Undergraduate details


Commencement program (pdf)




Undergraduate  Graduate

Commencement guests

  • No tickets are needed.
  • Guest parking: For all Commencement activities, enter campus at the one-way northernmost entrance (near Golisano Training Center), marked with signs and balloons.
    • Staff will direct you to appropriate parking. Accessible parking is  available first-come, first-served for those with an issued accessible parking permit.
    • A complimentary, handicapped-accessible shuttle will be available between the parking lots and Golisano Training Center.
  • Please read the frequently asked questions, including about security screening and what you can/can't bring:

Plans are subject to change based on state pandemic protocols.

Anne McCaffrey posed portrait

Commencement speaker

Anne McCaffrey '89, a civic and health care leader and changemaker, is the 2023 Commencement speaker.

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Video message from U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer