Important Dates and Deadlines
Graduation applications must be completed and returned to the Student Services Office. This applies to all students, regardless of plans to participate in the commencement ceremony. If you have already graduated in August or December, there is no need to re-file to participate in the ceremony.
The deadline for May applications is February 15.There is a $50 non-refundable diploma application fee.
Applications are available at Student Services or on our website.
Please log on to: collegegrad.herffjones.com/to pre-reserve your cap & gown. Enter “Sage” to select your campus.
ALL SAGE GRADUATE SCHOOLS STUDENTS: IF YOUR PROGRAM IS AN ALBANY CAMPUS PROGRAM, PLEASE CHOOSE SAGE COLLEGE OF ALBANY AND THEN SAGE GRADUATE SCHOOLS-MASTERS/DOCTORS FROM THE DROP-DOWN SELECTIONS
IF YOUR PROGRAM IS A TROY CAMPUS PROGRAM (INCLUDING THE ONLINE ABA PROGRAM), PLEASE CHOOSE RUSSELL SAGE COLLEGE AND THEN SAGE GRADUATE SCHOOLS-TROY FROM THE DROP-DOWN SELECTIONS
You will pay and pick up your cap & gown unit at the bookstore beginning in May.
Please note that the deadline to pre-order on line is March 17th, 2014. Please make sure to pre-reserve as soon as possible so that we are sure to deliver your correct sized gown.
Any questions, please contact the appropriate bookstore:
Russell Sage College: 518-274-0199
Sage College of Albany: 518-694-7378
Thank you and congratulations!
Attend a Commencement Fair for more information and preparation for the big day:
RSC's fair is Tuesday, March 25 from 11am-1pm and 5-6pm in Bush Memorial. SCA's fair is Thursday, March 27 from 11am-1pm and 5-6pm in KCC 224.
BE SURE TO COMPLETE THE COMMENCEMENT RESPONSE CARD AND MAIL IT TO THE OFFICE OF STUDENT LIFE ON OR BEFORE FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 2014.
BACCALAUREATE CEREMONY (RSC)
Friday, May 16, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. in Schacht Fine Arts Center. Reception to follow.
BACCALAUREATE CONVOCATION AND DEPARTMENTAL AWARDS CEREMONY (SCA)
Friday, May 16, 2014 at 10:45 a.m. in the SCA Gymnasium. Reception to follow.
PARTICIPATE IN COMMENCEMENT REHEARSAL
(MANDATORY FOR STUDENTS PLANNING TO PARTICIPATE IN COMMENCEMENT.)
PLACE: Houston Field House (RPI), 1900 Peoples Avenue, Troy, New York
DATE: Friday, May 16, 2014
TIME: 5:15 – 6:45 pm
DRESS: Casual attire
Commencement Day Information
The Field House will open at 8:30 a.m., at which time you may choose your seats. Someone must remain with the seats at all times. Seats cannot be saved after 9:15 a.m.
Parking immediately around the RPI Field House is very limited. We have made arrangements for parking and shuttle service from Troy High School and Doyle Middle School.