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Genesee Community College's 48th ceremony commemorates and rewards all the diligent effort put forth by you and signifies a new beginning as well.  We hope that you will take part in the ceremony so that you may remember your time here at Genesee Community College and celebrate with family and friends. 

Watch Commencement

Please click here relive the excitement of the 48th GCC Commencement Ceremony

Event Details

Genesee Community College gymnasium
Sunday, May 22, 2015 at 1:00 pm
Doors will open for general seating at 12:00 pm

Students, please plan to line up in the cafeteria no later than 12:15 pm.

Keynote speaker will be announced in the Spring semester.

The length of the ceremony will be approximately one hour and thirty minutes. A reception with light refreshments will immediately follow the commencement exercises in the Forum.

To participate in commencement:

  • File your Degree Application - Log into Genesis to fill out and submit your degree application
  • Cap, Gown & Diploma Cover - Purchase your commencement package (cap, gown and diploma cover) at the bookstore at the Batavia Campus. 
  • Commencement Tickets - Pick up your tickets in the Student Activities office (S115) after you purchase your commencement package at the bookstore. Students must present proof of commencement package purchase (bookstore receipt) to receive tickets.
  • Rehearsal – Attend rehearsal in the Cafeteria at the Batavia Campus, May 20 at 10:00am.

Share the excitement!

We're just as excited as you are that commencement has finally arrived! Tag all of your selfies, well wishes, and memories with #sunygcc16 on Twitter or Instagram, and we'll be sure to share it throughout the day.

Be sure to stop by the Forum stage after the commencement ceremony to get your photo taken and featured in our Facebook album filled with memories from #sunygcc16.

Don't forget to keep in touch with us on your favorite social media platforms!