Commencement 2020

Information for SUNY Corning Community College students graduating in May 2020.

When and where is Commencement? 
Commencement 2020 has been postponed. Please check back for updated plans to recognize our 2020 graduates.

When is rehearsal and is it required?
Once we have plans for Commencement 2020 we'll update with information on rehearsal.

Do I have to complete a Graduation Application?
Yes, all students, whether you plan on participating in Commencement or not, need to submit an an online Graduation Application by May 1st. December graduates need to complete the graduation application by December 1st.

When is Commencement Registration?
Please check back for updated registration information.


When will I receive my diploma?
All graduates, whether you walk in commencement or not, will receive their diploma approximately 4 weeks after grades are confirmed. If you have a hold on your student account, you will not receive your diploma until that hold is resolved.

Diplomas are mailed to either the address you submitted with your graduation application or the address on record with SUNY Corning Community College. You can change your address by accessing your MyBanner.

What name will be on my diploma?
Your diploma will have your name of record with SUNY Corning Community College. If you would like to have a different name on your diploma, you can request to change your name of record by visiting the Enrollment Advising Center in the Commons.

How do I know if I graduate with honors?
Your transcript and your diploma will indicate if you graduate with what type of honors.

Questions not answered here can be directed to Student Life at (607) 962-9002 or