ONEONTA, NY (WUTR-TV) — SUNY Oneonta college officials announced that the spring 2020 commencement will take place Saturday, Aug. 29. The format for the event will be the same as originally intended, with ceremonies in the Alumni Field House at 9 a.m., 12 p.m. and 3 p.m.
“While there are many details to work out between now and then, I wanted our seniors and their families, in particular, to know as soon as possible about the new date we have selected to honor them,” said President Barbara Jean Morris. “Especially now, against a backdrop of adversity and change, it is vital to remember and celebrate all that we are achieving. I look forward to welcoming members of the Class of 2020 back to campus and congratulating each of them in person this summer.”
There are more than 1,000 students on track to complete their degree requirements in May.