Winter Commencement

Prior To Commencement

Commencement Ceremony

Getting to Campus


Winter Commencement at SUNY Plattsburgh

Photo of SUNY Plattsburgh students speaking at commencement ceremony

Student Speaker Selection Process

On Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, at 10 a.m., an estimated 400 students will begin a new phase of their lives as they participate in the 2017 Winter Commencement, which will be held in the Field House Gymnasium. The day will bring joy, feelings of pride and even tears to those in attendance during this annual ritual.

This celebration of achievement would not be as poignant without the careful attention to the numerous details involved in planning this momentous occasion. The procedures on protocol covered here on this Website have proven to be highly effective in preserving the dignity of the proceedings over the years. They also establish proper decorum guaranteeing a memorable event for graduating students and spectators alike.

We encourage you to read this information carefully. If you have any questions, please contact the President's Office at your earliest convenience.

Congratulations to all graduates.

Don't Forget:

2017 Winter Commencement

Date: Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Gymnasium, SUNY Plattsburgh Field House

Live feed of Commencement (Begins Saturday, Dec. 16 at 10 a.m.)

You can watch live coverage of commencement on: 

 Live Broadcast

  • Charter Communication - 194
  • Campus Cable - 10.1


Contact Information

For more information about Winter Commencement at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact:

Office of the President
159 Hawkins Hall
(518) 564-2010 (phone)
(518) 564-3932 (fax)
Email: [email protected]