Additional Events

Thursday, May 10
10 – 11 a.m. Commencement Rehearsal, Carrier Dome.  Enter Gate D.  Caps and gowns are not necessary.  All degree candidates must attend.
9 p.m. – 1 a.m. Senior Celebration, Oncenter, Syracuse. An annual farewell for SU seniors and their guests. Transportation provided. Free for graduating seniors. Guest tickets (limited in number) $12. Tickets on sale beginning Friday, April 20, at Schine Box Office. Questions, call 315.443.2718 or visit
Friday, May 11
10-11:30 a.m. Veterans Graduation Celebration for undergraduate, graduate, and law veterans: Miron Room, 303 Newhouse 1. Reception: Newhouse 1 Lobby   Questions, call 315.443.5674 or email
11 a.m. – 2p.m Posse Scholars Celebration, Tent A on Quad. Questions call 315.443.8108 or e-mail
12:00 p.m. Baccalaureate Center for Academic Achievement & Student Development (CSTEP, HEOP, LSAMP, McNair, SSS), Hendricks Chapel. Questions, call 315.443.8108 or email
1 p.m. Phi Beta Kappa Initiation Ceremony, Maxwell Auditorium, reception to  follow in Maxwell Foyer. Questions, call 315.443.2759 or email
2- 3 p.m. Syracuse Official Class Ring Ceremony, Panasci Lounge, Schine Student Center. Join us for the Official Ring Ceremony for seniors who previously purchased the Syracuse Unversity official class ring. Enjoy a festive affair as students receive their ring in front of family and friends. Questions, email
3 p.m. Honors Program Convocation, Hendricks Chapel. Followed by a reception in Heroy Geology Building Lobby. Questions, call 315.443.2759 or email
5 p.m. U.S. Air Force and Army ROTC Commissioning Ceremony, Hendricks Chapel.  Followed by Reception at Maxwell Hall Foyer.
8:30 p.m. Itanwa Orinwa Celebration, Goldstein Auditorium, Schine Student Center. Presented by the Student African American Society.  Questions, e-mail
Saturday, May 12
4 – 5:30 p.m. Coronat Scholars Reception, College of Arts and Sciences Admissions Office, 301/320 Hall of Languages. Questions, call 315.443.2875 or e-mail
Sunday May 13
Noon – 2 p.m. Multicultural Graduation Reception, Panasci Lounge, Schine Student Center. Reservations required. Questions, call 315.443.9676 or email
Noon – 2 p.m. Commencement Brunch Buffet, Goldstein Auditorium, Schine Student Center
Adults, $26.50; children 12 and under
Seating times: Noon, 1:30 p.m.,
2:30 p.m. Reservations required. For information see Dining Options.
Questions, email or call 315.443.3770.