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Graduation Information

Commencement 2024Happy graduate holding their diploma after stepping off the stage.

SUNY Schenectady County Community College's 54th Commencement Ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 16, 2024 at 11 a.m. in the School of Music parking lot.


Cap and Gown Orders

Graduates can now order their cap and gown through the College Store. Cost is $50 if ordered by March 22. Orders after March 22 will have a $15 late fee added to the total. Caps and gowns will be available for pick up in the College Store the week before Commencement. No orders will be accepted after May 10. 

ADA Accommodations

If you need ADA accommodations for the ceremony, please reach out to Susanna Adams, Coordinator of ADA Transitional Services, at


In the case of inclement weather, we will continue with the Commencement. In the case of lightning, we will temporarily stop the ceremony until the lightning has passed and guests will be provided instruction for shelter until the ceremony can resume.