June Commencement for CRC and Beacon

June Commencement for CRC and Beacon

CRC Commencement

Thursday, June 13, 2024, 6pm

MainStage at Proctors Theatre

432 State St, Schenectady NY, 12305


There is no rehearsal for the Graduate ceremony.

Commencement schedule 

  • 5:00pm: Doors open and graduates begin to arrive at Proctors
  • 5:30pm: Graduates line up
  • 5:50pm: All guests seated
  • 5:55pm: Graduate procession begins
  • 6:00pm: Commencement ceremony begins
  • 7:00pm (estimated): Commencement ceremony ends
  • Reception to immediately follow

Further details on the June Commencement will be sent to you late May. If you change your mind regarding your participation, please promptly email commencement@clarkson.edu

Information for Students Participating in Commencement

Student Participation in Commencement

Students eligible for graduation will receive notice from Student Administrative Services and will be required to fill out a form in MyCU to indicate that they plan to attend the 2024 ceremony. If at any time you change your mind regarding participation in the Commencement program, you must inform Student Administrative Services at (315)268-6451 or through e-mail at commencement@clarkson.edu promptly. Detailed seating of the graduates is an important factor in Commencement.

Diplomas, Seating Order & Name Pronunciation

You will not receive your actual diploma during Commencement. Your diploma will be mailed to you after Commencement. You will sit in order by program and have an assigned seat that you will find prior to the ceremony. Please make sure to give the phonetic spelling of your name in MyCU so that the reader can properly pronounce your name.


There is no tickets needed for this event. Please feel free to inivte anyone you would like to attend.

Any questions regarding the ceremony or regalia email events@clarkson.edu.


Order your Cap and Gown for June Ceremony – By mid April 2024

Your pre-ordered green and gold regalia will be shipped directly to your home. Payment due at time of order.  All caps and gowns must be ordered online through Herff Jones. All Master degree graduates will order the Masters package. For Certificate programs that do not require a prior Master's degree first, please order the regalia labeled certificate.  Order your regalia.

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