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 13, 2018 to be held at the TIMES UNION CENTER in ALBANY.
Commencement will be streamed live on Siena's Facebook page at www.facebook.com/sienacollege .
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.
Siena’s Commencement Ceremony will be held at the Times Union Center located in downtown Albany, approximately 5 miles from campus.
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.
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.
The Commencement Ceremony will start promptly at 9:45 a.m. and typically last three hours.
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.
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. Both outside and inside parkinglots are available in the surrounding area, as well.
Please contact Kathy Renaud at email@example.com or by phone at 518-783-2307 by April 15 to make arrangements for special seating accommodations. Seating for persons in wheelchairs is limited and assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Special seating passes are required for all special seating and wheelchair areas, and are issued in advance. We request that one family member remain with guests with disabilities at all times.