Commencement

Commencement

The Commencement Ceremony - Sunday, May 15, 2016

Congratulations Seniors!

You will soon be among the ranks of more than 30,000 Siena alumni throughout the region, the country, and the world! As a prospective graduate, you are cordially invited to participate in the Commencement ceremony on May 15, 2016 to be held at the TIMES UNION CENTER in ALBANY.

For eligibility requirements, click here.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are questions that parents and students frequently ask us about Commencement.  More detailed information can be found under the menu options on the left sidebar.  If you have other questions, please call Academic Affairs at 518-783-2307. 

WHERE IS COMMENCEMENT HELD?

Siena’s Commencement Ceremony will be held at the Times union Center located in downtown Albany on Sunday, May 15.

WILL WE NEED TICKETS FOR COMMENCEMENT?

Yes.  Each graduate will receive 10 Commencement Ceremony admission tickets with their invitation, which will be mailed to their home address on record in late April.  Tickets are required for entry.

WHAT TIME SHOULD WE BE THERE ON COMMENCEMENT DAY?

We recommend that guests arrive at the Times Union Center between 8:45 – 9:30 a.m. Sunday morning.  The procession will start promptly at 9:45 a.m.

WHERE WILL MY GRADUATE ASSEMBLE?

All graduates are to assemble at 9:00 a.m. in the designated Exhibition Hall areas of the Times Union Center. Buses will be available to transport graduates from Siena beginning at 8 a.m.

HOW DO WE GET TO THE TIMES UNION CENTER? WHERE SHOULD WE PARK?

Information can be found at www.timesunioncenter-albany.com.  Parking is available in the attached Times Union Center Parking Garage at a rate of $4. The garage fits approximately 900 vehicles.

A MEMBER OF OUR FAMILY HAS MOBILITY IMPAIRMENT AND REQUIRES SPECIAL ACCESS AT THE TIMES UNION CENTER. HOW DO WE ARRANGE FOR THIS?

Please contact Kathy Renaud at renaud@siena.edu or by phone at 518-783-2307 to make arrangements for special seating accommodations.  Seating for persons in wheelchairs is limited and assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. We request that one family member remain with guests with disabilities at all times.

Questions?

Lynn Rogers
Commencement Coordinator
518-782-6654
lrogers@siena.edu

Kathy Renaud
Assistant Commencement Coordinator
518-782-6889
renaud@siena.edu

Office of Academic Affairs
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515 Loudon Road
Loudonville, NY 12211
Phone: 518-783-2307
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