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2017 A&S Convocation for Masters Students in Sentnor. Photo by Steve Sartori.

Master's Convocation 2018

Schedule of Events

Saturday, May 12, 2018

2:00 p.m. — CONVOCATION
For Master's Degree candidates.
Setnor Auditorium, Crouse College.

3:15 p.m. — RECEPTION
Strasser Commons, Eggers Hall (Second Floor)

If you have questions, please call 315.443.2014 or e-mail

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the participant requirements for the Master's Degree Convocation?
Participating students who will complete their coursework by August 2018 are invited to participate in Commencement in May 2018. Under extenuating circumstances, candidates who do not meet this requirement may petition their home colleges for permission to participate. It is the student's responsibility to know and fulfill all degree requirements for graduation. Participation in Convocation and Commencement ceremonies does not indicate that degree requirements have been completed. The student's filing of a Diploma Request on MySlice activates the certification process and awarding of a degree.

What is Convocation?
Dean Karin Ruhlandt hosts a Convocation for The College of Arts and Sciences on the Saturday before Commencement during which each student walks across the stage for individual recognition. Special awards are also presented.

What time should I arrive on campus?
Participating students should arrive at Setnor Auditorium by 1:30 p.m..

Where do I park?
Free parking for the Master's Degree Convocation is available in various parking lots. See the website for more information regarding parking on Saturday, May 12.
NOTE: There will be NO shuttle bus service from Manley Field House to Main Campus on Saturday.

Is there a rehearsal?
No, there is not rehearsal for the Master's Degree Convocation.

Must I wear my cap and gown to the Convocation?
Yes, you must wear your cap and gown to the Convocation as well as to the Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 13. Caps and gowns are required for both events.

Are tickets required to attend Convocation?
Tickets are not required to attend the Master's Degree Convocation.

Will my name be read?
Yes, as long as you meet the participant requirements for the Master's Degree Convocation, your name will be read.

Will there be an academic procession?
No, there will not be an academic procession.

What do I do after the Convocation?
Participating students and their families and friends and faculty members are invited to attend a reception offering light refreshments following the Master's Degree Convocation.

Commencement Link

For more information, visit the Commencement website.