Commencement Ceremonies

Saturday, May 13, 2023
Procession: 10:10 a.m. Ceremony Begins: 10:30 a.m.

The procession will start at 10:10 a.m. from the Lower Gym in the Schneeweiss Athletic Complex and continue down Liberty Street toward the Quad, where the ceremony will take place, rain or shine.

 

Guest Tickets

Graduates will each receive four tickets for guests to attend the Commencement ceremony.

 

Live Webcast

Commencement will be streamed live for family members and friends who are unable to come to Cazenovia for the ceremony. The link will be provided later in the spring.


Where to Stay

Here is a list of some of the hotels in the area with links to their website for making reservations.

Parking

Parking will be available at the Schneeweiss Athletic Complex on Saturday, May 13. Campus Safety will direct anyone attending Commencement to park in the Athletic Complex parking lots. Guests are encouraged to arrive early.

Curbside parking along Seminary, Sullivan, and Nickerson Streets adjacent to the campus will be coned off/closed off and unavailable for parking until after the ceremony has completed.

 
Accessible Parking

Accessible parking for those with disabilities is available at Saint James Church. The entrance to the parking area is off of Sullivan Street, between Albany and Nickerson Streets.

 
Directions

Schneeweiss Athletic Complex
From East on NY Thruway (I-90):
Get off at exit 34 (Canastota). Follow Route 13 south to Cazenovia. In Cazenovia turn right onto Albany Street (Route 20 west). At the next traffic light, turn right onto Lincklaen Street. Go two blocks and turn left onto Nickerson Street. Make first right onto Liberty Street. The Athletic Complex and visitor parking are at the end of Liberty Street. (Number 23 on Campus Map)

From West on NY Thruway (I-90):
Get off at exit 34A (I-481). Take I-481 South to exit 3e. Take exit 3e (Fayetteville & Route 92). Follow Route 92 through Manlius to Cazenovia. Route 92 ends at Route 20. Turn left onto Route 20 east. Continue to the first traffic light and bear left following Route 20. At the next light, turn right onto Albany Street. Continue on Albany Street and at the first traffic light, turn left onto Lincklaen Street. Go two blocks and turn left onto Nickerson Street. Make first right onto Liberty Street. The Athletic Complex and visitor parking are at the end of Liberty Street. (Number 23 on Campus Map)

From South on I-81:
Take either exit 11 (Route 13 north) in Cortland and follow Route 13 north all the way to Cazenovia, or continue on I-81 north to exit 15 (Lafayette) and take Route 20 east to Cazenovia. Turn left onto Route 20 east. Continue to first traffic light and bear left following Route 20. At next light, turn right onto Albany Street. At the first stop light, turn left onto Lincklaen Street. Go two blocks and turn left onto Nickerson Street. Make first right onto Liberty Street. The Athletic Complex and visitor parking are at the end of Liberty Street. (Number 23 on Campus Map)

From North on I-81:
Exit to I-481 south. Continue on I-481 south to exit 3e (Fayetteville & Route 92). Follow Route 92 through Manlius to Cazenovia. Turn left onto Route 20 east. Continue to first traffic light and bear left following Route 20. At next light, turn right onto Albany Street. At the first stop light, turn left onto Lincklaen Street. Go two blocks and turn left onto Nickerson Street. Make first right onto Liberty Street. The Athletic Complex and visitor parking are at the end of Liberty Street. (Number 23 on Campus Map)

From New York City Area:
Take the Thruway to Route 17 west to Binghamton. Pick up I-81 north to exit 15 (Lafayette). Take Route 20 east to Cazenovia. Turn left onto Route 20 east. Continue to first traffic light and bear left following Route 20. At next light, turn right onto Albany Street. At the first stop light, turn left onto Lincklaen Street. Go two blocks and turn left onto Nickerson Street. Make first right onto Liberty Street. The Athletic Complex and visitor parking are at the end of Liberty Street. (Number 23 on Campus Map)

 

Order Photos of Commencement

After the ceremony, graduates may purchase photos taken by professional photographers from GradImages. Photos include graduates receiving their diplomas, as well as candids of the entire ceremony. Graduates will receive detailed information from GradImages at their home address, and their Cazenovia College email address, about how to order Commencement photos.