Commencement

The 2014 Commencement exercises for the ACPHS Albany and Vermont campuses will take place on May 17 and 18 respectively. Each ceremony will begin at 1:00 pm.

For information regarding tickets, parking, and other details surrounding each event, please read the below information or review the Frequently Asked Questions documents on the sidebar of this page.

Albany Campus

Date: Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 1:00 p.m.

Location: Empire State Plaza Convention Center, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY, 12242
* * * Please note that the Convention Center and the Egg are two separate venues within the Empire State Plaza. Commencement will be held in the Convention Center. * * *

Speaker: TBA

Tickets: There are no tickets distributed, but graduates are asked to please use discretion when considering the number of guests you bring to the ceremony as seating is limited. Seating is General Admission (first come, first served).

What to wear: Graduates are expected to be in full regalia (cap and gown) for the ceremony. In order to ensure a cap and gown for graduation, students must place their orders with the ACPHS Bookstore by Friday, March 21.

When to arrive: Graduates are expected to arrive at the Convention Center by 11:30 a.m. Guests will also be able to enter the Convention Center at this time.

Length of Ceremony: 2 1/2 hours

Photography: A professional photographer will be taking photos during Commencement. A link to view photos and directions on how to purchase will be added to this page following the ceremony.

Questions: If you have any additional questions, you may e-mail ACPHS Events Manager Patty Tompkins or refer to the FAQ's on the Albany Campus Commencement Ceremony.

Vermont Campus

Date: Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 1:00 p.m.

Location: Champlain Valley Expo, 105 Pearl Street, Essex Junction, VT 05452

Speaker: TBA

Tickets: There are no tickets distributed, but graduates are asked to please use discretion when considering the number of guests you bring to the ceremony as seating is limited. Seating is General Admission (first come, first served).

What to wear: Graduates are expected to be in full regalia (cap and gown) for the ceremony. In order to ensure a cap and gown for graduation, students must place their orders with the ACPHS Bookstore by Friday, March 21.

When to arrive: Graduates are expected to arrive at the Champlain Valley Expo by 11:30 a.m. Guests will also be able to enter the Champlain Valley Expo at this time.

Length of Ceremony: 1 1/2 to 2 hours

Photography: A professional photographer will be taking photos during Commencement. A link to view photos and directions on how to purchase will be added to this page following the ceremony.

Questions: If you have any additional questions, you may e-mail ACPHS Events Manager Patty Tompkins or refer to the FAQ's on the Vermont Campus Commencement Ceremony.