The Sage Colleges conferred degrees and certificates at Commencement on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. All undergraduate and graduate students who completed their requirements in August and December of 2016 and May of 2017 were invited to participate. #Sage2017

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Commencement ceremonies were livestreamed.

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Commencement Day Information

The Sage Colleges Commencement Ceremony will take place at the Houston Field House on the RPI Campus located at 1900 Peoples Avenue, Troy, NY,12180.

The Field House will open at 8:30 a.m., at which time guests will be permitted to choose their seats. Someone must remain with your seats and personal belongings at all times.

Please note: Seats cannot be saved after 9:15 a.m. 

Information for Graduates

ATTENTION GRADUATES: Download Line-up Information Below

For Rehearsal: Walk into the Field House Main Entrance, find your seat and wait for further instructions

Morning of Commencement: Line up will start outside of the Field House. Report to your designated side of the building and find your line

Parking

Parking at the Field House is limited and we expect a large attendance. Arrangements have been made for guests to use the parking lot and shuttle service to and from Troy High School &  Middle School.

Please allow extra time for parking on Commencement day

IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR THOSE ARRIVING AFTER 8:45 a.m. TO USE THE TROY HIGH SCHOOL PARKING LOT AND RIDE THE SHUTTLE TO THE RPI FIELD HOUSE.

The shuttle will run continuously from 8:30 a.m. to end of ceremony.

Parking Locations

  • On the street (please be mindful of the signs)
  • RPI Field House Parking Lot- 1900 Peoples Avenue, Troy, NY, 12180.
  • Troy High School/Middle School- off of Burdett Ave/1976 Burdett Ave

Parking immediately around the RPI Field House is very limited. We have made arrangements for parking and shuttle service from Troy High School and Middle School.

Note that the Field House has a limited number of spaces available in a parking lot reserved for those with disability plates or placards. CARS MUST HAVE A PERMIT OR PLACARD TO BE ALLOWED INTO THIS LOT.  If this lot is full, guests will be permitted drive up to the entrance to drop off individuals with disabilities.

See below for more detailed information

Please contact the Student Life Office at 518-244-2207 or [email protected] with any questions.

Letters to Graduates

Didn’t receive that email? Below are all the letters that have been sent out to graduates

Commencement Statistics

Degrees: 883 (including August 2016, December 2016 and May 2017 graduates)

Russell Sage College: 226 Bachelor’s Degrees

Sage College of Albany: 195 Bachelor’s Degrees

Sage Graduate Schools: 77 Doctorates, 385 Master’s Degrees and Advanced Certificates

Past Webcasts

Video from past Commencement ceremonies is available at our Webcast Archive.