Syracuse UniversityParents Office


Commencement 2017

To Do List

The 2017 Commencement website is now available. Watch for updates as more details about this exciting event are released.

Your Student's Senior Year To-Do List

  • Schedule a graduation check with the Academic Advising Office in their respective school now to make sure all course requirements for their degree are met.
  • Meet with Career Services Office for help with resume and job search. 
  • Submit a diploma request to the Office of the Registrar
  • Senior photos (the deadline has passed to submit photos for  the 2017 yearbook)
  • Cap and Gown:
    All candidates participating in Commencement must wear academic regalia
    The SU Bookstore will coordinate sizing and distribution
    Details will be posted on the Commencement website about March 1, 2017 

Onondagan 2017 Yearbook

Preserve those memories of college for your student with a professional-quality yearbook.Or make your student's yearbook extra special with a personlized parent advertisement! 

Yearbooks can be purchased and customized by visiting

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Questions contact Student Activities Office (315-443-2718, or e-mail

NOTE:  The deadline for submitting photos to the yearbook has passed.

Class of 2018 Graduates

Hotel Lodging

2018 Commencement Hotels
Due to the high demand for hotel rooms the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel conducts a lottery 18 months prior to commencement.  The lottery for 2018 is now closed.

Please check Syracuse Convention & Visitors Bureau website for other hotel and lodging options.