North Country Community College
50th Commencement Information
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.
- Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-3pm
- Phone 518-354-5170 (Mary Riley, Bookstore Clerk)
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: All graduates and their guests are invited to a reception, gratis, immediately following commencement. It is held in the Connector located between the Classroom and Science Buildings.
Following the Commencement Ceremony, all graduates and their guests are invited to a reception with faculty and staff, gratis. 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).
Come back and visit this page often as we will be posting additional information as the event date nears.