Important Info for Parents of Oswego Seniors
As the countdown to graduation begins, excitement is building on campus. Here are some important details for parents of a graduating student as you and your student prepare for Commencement.
Remind your seniors to register for OsweGoConnect
OsweGoConnect, the online alumni networking community, is available to graduating seniors. Register with your 9-digit ID number during the Grad Finale
on April 8
, or anytime at alumni.oswego.edu
Senior Class Gift
The Class of 2014 is raising money for a gift to the college, and invites you to participate in the effort by making a gift in honor of your student and his or her hard work. Donations received by April 8
will be published in the Commencement program and can be made online at alumni.oswego.edu/seniorgift
Senior Class T-Shirt
Help your graduating student keep SUNY Oswego close to the heart, and buy a Class of 2014 T-shirt before the April 8
deadline. Conceived and developed by senior class members, the T-shirt features the class logo and the class members’ “Top 10 reasons you know you’re an Oswego State alum.” Prices are $12 for a short-sleeve T-Shirt, $15 for a long sleeve T-shirt and $20 for a hoodie. You can order online at alumni.oswego.edu/seniorshirts2014
Commencement Eve Torchlight Ceremony
The Oswego Alumni Association hosts one of the longest-standing traditions—the Commencement Eve Torchlight Dinner and Ceremony on Friday, May 16. Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m., and advance reservations are required. The candlelight ceremony begins at 9 p.m. To make your dinner reservations and for more details, visit alumni.oswego.edu/torchlight
The college will celebrate Commencement during three ceremonies on Saturday, May 17, in the Campus Center Convocation Arena.
- 9 a.m. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
- 1 p.m. School of Business and School of Communication, Media and the Arts
- 4 p.m. School of Education
Each student is eligible to receive six tickets when ordering the cap and gown in April. For more information, visit oswego.edu/academics/commencement
The Oswego Alumni Association looks forward to welcoming your student into the powerful and supportive network of more than 78,000 Oswego alumni who are making their mark in a range of professions around the world.