Congratulations Graduates!


2019 Commencement Guide for Grads

 Cover Art for 2019 Commencement Guide

Livestream of Commencement 2019:

2019 Graduation Attire Form and  2019 Commencment Guide

  • Date & Time: Saturday, May 11th, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.
  • Location: NCCC Sparks Athletic Complex, 112 Dorchester Rd., Saranac Lake
  • Guests: Given the increasing number of graduates every year, seating may be limited. Please encourage your family/guests to arrive early.
  • Caps & Gowns: All graduates are expected to be attired in cap and gown. For further information regarding the purchasing of your regalia, please contact the College Bookstore at
  • Graduates: By 9:30 a.m., all graduates must report to the Classroom Building (McCormick Hall) and find the assigned classroom for their area of study (room assignments will be sent in advance).
  • Procession: Starts promptly at 10:45 a.m. outside the Connector and proceeds down the path to the Sparks Athletic Complex.
  • Parking: Please park your vehicle in a location other than the Sparks Athletic Complex or the Science and Classroom Buildings which will be reserved for ADA complaint parking and VIP guests.
  • Accessible ADA Compliant Parking: A parking section at the Sparks Athletic Complex will be reserved for guests requiring special accommodations. See the attendant on duty.
  • Shuttle Service: Parking attendants will be directing attendees to parking areas. Should the parking near Sparks fill up quickly, a shuttle service will run from the parking areas by
    Mulholland Hall, Hodson Hall, and Clermont Hall to the Sparks Athletic Complex. A vehicle will depart every 20 minutes beginning at 10:00 a.m. Transportation will also be available from the Sparks Athletic Complex back to the parking areas following the ceremony.
  • Reception: All graduates and their guests are invited to a reception, gratis, immediately following commencement. Our reception is held in the Connector located between the Classroom and Science Buildings.