Commencement 2024

Commencement 2024

Commencement 2024

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Commencement 2024

SUNY New Paltz is preparing to celebrate our newest graduates in outdoor Commencement ceremonies on May 17, 18 & 19, 2024. PLEASE JOIN US IN CONGRATULATING  suny nEW PALTZ STUDENTS FROM THE FOLLOWING CLASSES: AUGUST/dECEMBER 2023; MAY/AUGUST 2024.

The following is a message to all graduates and their families on May 7, 2024 regarding student and guest safety during Commencement 2024

Dear Students,  

Please read this carefully before downloading your tickets.

We have created a Glitnir Ticketing account for you to access your Commencement guest tickets. Your login is the e-mail address you use for campus business such as your @newpaltz or your Gmail, Yahoo, etc. You MUST use the email that notified you about your tickets. Students who are having difficulty accessing their tickets should complete the Ticket Help form below. The Ticket Office will respond within 5 business days. Please do not contact the Commencement Office, Office of Records & Registration or the Parker Theatre Box Office.

Tickets are only available online to students who have completed the 2024 Application for Graduation with the university’s Office of Records and Registration. Due to space capacity inside the reserved seating area, and to be fair to all students, only four tickets will be reserved and duplicate tickets will not scan. Extra guests may bring lawn chairs and blankets and sit outside the reserved seating area. Children two and over will need a ticket. 

To access guest tickets for your Commencement ceremony, you must first reset your password, login and reserve your guest tickets: 



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Graduate Ceremony

Friday, May 17, 2024
6 pm - 7:30 pm
Old Main Quad

Undergraduate Ceremonies:

Saturday, May 18, 2024
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
10 am - noon
Old Main Quad

Sunday, May 19, 2024
Schools of Business, Education, Fine & Performing Arts, Science & Engineering
10 am - Noon
Old Main Quad

*Please note: These events are rain or shine, and are NOT TENTED. Please plan accordingly.

For more information and quicker response to general inquiries, please visit the Frequently Asked Questions page. Information will also be sent to students as it becomes available.