Banners at Commencement

Please read below for information about Commencement 2017 exercises and events prior to Commencement. 

April

Russell Sage College Honors Convocation
Wednesday, April 19
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Bush Memorial
Troy Campus

Athenians
Wednesday, April 19
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Bush Memorial
Troy Campus

Undergraduate Research Symposium
Wednesday, April 26
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Troy and Albany Campus

Graduate Research Symposium
Saturday, April 29
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Troy Campus

May – Commencement Weekend 

Friday, May 12, 2017

Sage College of Albany Scire Award Ceremony  
9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Armory – The Renaissance Room
Albany Campus

Sage College of Albany Baccalaureate Convocation
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Armory
Albany Campus

The Baccalaureate Ceremony is an intimate event that honors the graduating undergraduate class on each campus and highlights their personal growth and academic achievement. Faculty and graduates process in cap and gown for the ceremony. Families are encouraged to attend.

 Sage College of Albany Baccalaureate Reception
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Albany Campus

Nursing Pinning Ceremony
12:15 p.m. – 1:15p.m.
Schacht Fine Arts Center
Troy Campus

The Sage Colleges Phi Kappa Phi Induction
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Bush Memorial
Troy Campus

Russell Sage College Baccalaureate 
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Schacht Fine Arts Center
Troy Campus

The Baccalaureate Ceremony is an intimate event that honors the graduating undergraduate class on each campus and highlights their personal growth and academic achievement. At this time the Valedictorian and Salutatorian will address the graduating class. Faculty and graduates process in cap and gown for the ceremony. Families are encouraged to attend.

Russell Sage College Baccalaureate Reception
4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Schacht Courtyard
Rain Location: The Aggie
Troy Campus

The Sage Colleges Mandatory Commencement Rehearsal
*All Graduates Participating in Commencement Must Attend
5:15 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.
RPI Field House
1900 Peoples Ave
Troy, NY

Physical Therapy Department Hooding and Pinning Ceremony
7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Schacht Fine Arts Center
Troy Campus

Saturday, May 13, 2017

The Sage Colleges Commencement 
10:00 a.m.
RPI Field House
1900 Peoples Ave
Troy, NY

All degrees are formally conferred during the Commencement ceremony. During the ceremony, the Deans of Russell Sage College, Sage College of Albany and Sage Graduate Schools formally present their approved candidates to the president. The president, in turn, confers the degrees. Honorary degree recipients are also presented and are given an opportunity to address the graduates. Faculty and graduates process in full regalia for the ceremony. It is a joyful celebration for all! The ceremony lasts approximately 2 to 3 hours .

ABA Reception
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Bush Memorial
Troy Campus