North Country Community College

50th Commencement Information



We are happy to announce that in celebration of our 50th Commencement,

we will have the ceremony live streamed!

You can check it out here:


Date & Time:  Saturday, May 12th, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.

Guests: Given the increasing number of graduates every year, seating may be limited.

Please encourage your family/guests to arrive early.

Location: NCCC Sparks Athletic Complex, 112 Dorchester Rd., Saranac Lake

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 Store.

Graduates: By 9:30 a.m., 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.

**Accessible ADA Compliant Parking:  A parking section at the Sparks Athletic Complex will be reserved for guests requiring special parking accommodations.  See the attendant on duty.

Reception: Following the Commencement Ceremony, all graduates and their guests are invited to a reception with faculty and staff.  It is held in the Connector (cafeteria) located between the Classroom and Science Buildings.

  • NCCC Complimentary Photo Booth! Feel like a celebrity and let the NCCC Paparazzi make some memories.

For our guests wishing to purchase commencement gifts, there will be a flower and gift kiosk located by the entrance of Sparks Athletic Complex (open from 8:30am-11am).


Need a place to stay?  Check out the Hotel Saranac for a special pricing link below:

Booking Link:
Group Name: NCCC Commencement
Arrival Date: 11-May-2018
Departure Date: 13-May-2018

We hope to see you there!