Commencement 2019

The Sage Colleges will conferee degrees and certificates at our 102nd Commencement on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. All undergraduate and graduate students who completed their requirements in August and December of 2018 and May of 2019 are invited to participate.

Graduates Participating in Commencement Must Also Attend The Sage Colleges Mandatory Commencement Rehearsal on Friday, May 10, 2019 at 5:15 p.m.  Graduates (only) should arrive to Rensselaer’s Houston Field House (1900 Peoples Avenue in Troy) by 5:10 p.m. where they will receive important information about the Commencement Ceremony and Procession.

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. 

Links to detailed information

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

Notices to Graduates

Graduates will begin to receive notices from the Student Life Office at the end of February with detailed information. Note that this page will be continuously updated with new information in the spring semester as we approach commencement.

Commencement 2018 Photos

Any photos from Commencement and related events are available on Sage’s Flickr page.

Photographs of individual graduates are available for purchase from Genesee Photo’s website. Students should have also received information directly from the vendor via email.


Archived Webcasts

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