Faculty & Trustee Information

163rd Commencement
Friday, May 16, 2014
Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC), Saratoga Springs, N.Y. 

Ceremony - 10:00 a.m. (promptly)
Champagne Reception immediately following the ceremony at
The Hall of Springs, located on SPAC grounds

Arrival Time
Faculty and Trustees should arrive at SPAC no later than 9:15 a.m.. The processional will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. 
*Regalia must be returned to the faculty robing room immediately following the ceremony.


Saratoga Performing Arts Center is located about 40 minutes north of Albany. Commencement will take place in the Main Amphitheatre. Visit www.spac.org/directions.cfm for directions.

Cap and Gown Pick Up
Caps and gowns will be distributed on the morning of Commencement in the faculty robing room at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. 
Cap and Gown Return
All regalia (caps, gowns and hoods) will need to be returned to the faculty robing room immediately following the ceremony.
Class of 2014 Farewell Party
The annual well party for graduates and their guests will be held on Thursday, May 15, 2014, at Schuyler Meadows Country Club in Loudonville, NY http://www.schuylermeadows.com/The event will run from 5:30 to 8:30pm and will include an open bar from 5:30 to 7:30pm with a cash bar for the remaining hour.
Parking will be limited, so carpooling is strongly suggested.  
Cocktail attire is requested.

Commencement will be webcast live. Family and friends can watch the event via the Internet by visiting www.albanylaw.edu. On the bottom right of the homepage, you will see Featured Events. Click there to access the link to the live webcast. 
NOTE: This link will not be available until one hour before the ceremony.
Faculty Hooders
If you are selected to be a faculty hooder, you will be contacted in April to schedule a dress rehearsal for the week of Commencement to ensure that hooding runs smoothly during the Commencement Ceremony.   
For questions or more information, please contact:
Andrea Irizarry Brown
Assistant Director for Student Programs
Ph: 518-445-3302

Tammy Weinman
Director of Alumni and Special Events
Ph: 518-445-3210