The Sage Colleges will confer 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.
ALL CANDIDATES MUST HAVE CONFIRMED THEIR PARTICIPATION IN THE COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY BY FRIDAY, APRIL 5 IN ORDER TO BE PLACED IN THE LINE-UP.
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.
At 10am on Saturday, May 11th, the Live Webcast will be available online at our Webcast Archive.
Links to detailed information
- Schedule of Events
- Important Dates and Deadlines
- Cap & Gown
- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
- Directions and Transportation
Please contact the Student Life Office at 518-244-2207 or [email protected] with any questions.
Notices to Graduates
The Student Life office has sent out emails beginning in early March to provide graduates with specific instructions. We primarily use the graduates’ Sage email accounts, but when provided, we sent messages to students’ personal email accounts as well. In addition, general information that was distributed via email will also be posted on this page. Contact the Office of Student Life at 518-244-2207 or [email protected] with any questions.
- March 2019 Letter to all Sage Students about Commencement 2019
- Sage Commencement & Rehearsal Information 2019
Students were sent personalized email messages on May 8th with their assigned seat for the Commencement Rehearsal and Ceremony. A list of all graduates and their seat assignments can be found below along with a seating chart and floor plan for the Houston Field House.
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 will receive information directly from the vendor via email when Commencement 2019 photos are available.
Video from past Commencement ceremonies is available at our Webcast Archive.