May 13, 2017 - 8:30 am — 10:30 am
Manley Field House
The last day to fill out the diploma request on MySlice is April 4th . If you fill out the diploma request after this date, your name will not appear in the convocation program. It is up to you to file your diploma request on time, and to check with your department or student records if you have any questions or concerns about completing your coursework on time to graduate this May.
Undergraduate & Graduate Convocation Ceremony
Saturday, May 13th 2017, 8:30 a.m. Convocation for baccalaureate degree graduates, masters and doctoral degree graduates of the College of Engineering and Computer Science will be held at Manley Field House. Tickets are not required for this event and all guests are welcome. Manley Field House is accessible to individuals with disabilities, and free parking is available. Following the Convocation on Saturday, we will host a light reception in a tent outside of Manley, for graduates and their guests.
The doors at Manley Field House will open at 7:30 a.m. for security screening. Graduates and guests should plan to arrive early to avoid delays. Every student must be screened by security so it is important that you show up early. The ceremony will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m.
Students and guests may not bring in purses or bags larger than 10”x10” in size and there will be no holding area for these items or other prohibited items. Please do not bring inflatable beach balls or balloons to Manley Field House during the ceremony. Rehearsal for the Convocation ceremony is Friday May 12th at 12:00 noon in Manley Field House. Graduates are strongly encouraged to attend.
You are invited to attend the convocation ceremony if you graduated in December 2016, or plan to graduate in May 2017 or August 2017.
Family and friends who are unable to attend can enjoy a live broadcast of the ceremony by going to commencement.syr.edu. There will be a link available to watch Commencement Weekend live streaming and you may select the “school/college” ceremony.
Doctoral Students – To be certified as a May 2017 graduate- doctoral students must have everything submitted by April 24, 2017. That is the last day for Doctoral students to submit final documents (including final dissertation, signed title page, signed committee approval page, etc.) for May 2017 graduation date.
The photography company that is used for the convocation ceremony is Genesee Photo-1.800.345.7427
Your permanent address in MySlice is where your diploma will be sent. Please update your information in MySlice. If you have questions about your diploma please email [email protected]
All alumni who want to return to participate in commencement must contact: Sue Karlik [email protected]
Commencement website – commencement.syr.edu
If you have any questions please contact Sue Karlik at [email protected] or at 315-443-3604