The Sage Colleges will conferee degrees and certificates at Commencement on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. All undergraduate and graduate students who completed their requirements in August and December of 2017 and May of 2018 are invited to participate.
Check out the last years live streamed Commencement Ceremony.
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.
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
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
- SCA – GRADUATE LINEUP- Sage College of Albany – Undergraduate Programs
- RSC-GRADUATE LINE UP- Russell Sage College – Undergraduate Programs
- SGS- GRADUATE LINE UP- Sage Graduate Schools – Masters & Doctoral Programs
- RPI FIELD HOUSE MAP– Commencement Map
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.
- 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
- 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.
Letters to Graduates
Didn’t receive that email? Below are all the letters that have been sent out to graduates
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
Video from past Commencement ceremonies is available at our Webcast Archive.