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Commencement Overview



SUNY Cobleskill's 105th Commencement Ceremony will be held on
Saturday, May 13, 2023 at 11:00am outdoors, adjacent to the Neal Robbins Field House. Please dress appropriately.

Tickets are not required for our outdoor ceremony.

Graduates will line up one hour before the Ceremony in the Field House.

We ask only those participating in the ceremony enter the Field House in order to facilitate ceremony line up.

The 105th Commencement Ceremony will be live-streamed.

(link will be provided here)

Check this page periodically for updates.

Guest Information

Carefully read the information below. If you have any questions contact the Office of Campus Events and Conferences at 518-255-5690 or Commencement@cobleskill.edu 


Only Accessible parking is available at the Field House for vehicles with valid permits or license plates.

Shuttle Service will be provided to and from various campus parking lots. Signage will be posted.

The Ceremony

Accommodations for Individuals with Disabilities

Seating will be available for those who use wheelchairs or need special accommodations. If you need accommodations during the Commencement ceremony due to physical disability, please contact the Office of Campus Events and Conferences at 518-255-5690 or Commencement@cobleskill.edu by May 8. If you do not let us know what you need by May 8, we may not be able to accommodate you on the day of commencement. 


Guests may take photographs from their seats; however, in order to avoid obstructing the view of others, you are asked not to approach the stage area. SUNY Cobleskill has contracted with Grad Images, to take photographs of each graduate receiving his/her diploma from President Terenzio. Grad Images, will contact graduates via email regarding the possible purchase of these photographs. The College does not benefit financially from this arrangement; it is provided as a service to graduates and their families. You are not obligated to purchase the photographs.

COVID-19 Information

Our Commencement may be subject to COVID-19 safety protocols based on the level of community transmission at the time of the event and through consultation with regional health officials. Protocols will be announced here and through the College's correspondence with graduating students.

We are very proud of our graduates' accomplishments. We look forward to meeting our graduates' families and friends on this very special day! It is the goal of the Office of Campus Events and Conferences and the entire SUNY Cobleskill community to make Commencement a smooth and memorable experience for our graduates. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.


Save the Date!

COBY Family Weekend 2023
Sept. 29 - Oct. 1

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