Event Schedule (Master's Degree & Degree Completion)

Adult and Graduate Commencement Ceremony
May 6, 2017, 10:30 a.m.
Voller Athletic Center Arena

This ceremony is for students earning Master's degrees, and for students earning Bachelor of Science degrees from the following undergraduate adult cohort-based programs: Criminal Justice Administration, Health Administration, Organizational Management, R.N. to B.S. Nursing, and Pathway to Teaching.

Commencement Ceremony

Voller Athletic Center Arena

  • Students arrive to campus by 9:45 a.m. to line up for Processional
  • Guests arrive to campus by 9:45 a.m. to park and walk or take shuttle to V.A.C.
  • Guests seated by 10:15 a.m.
  • Ceremony begins with Processional at 10:30 a.m.


Additional Receptions and Ceremonies on May 6

The Events listed below require additional reservations or ticket orders.
Please be sure to also order your Commencement Ceremony guest tickets.

Graduate Nursing   Commencement Breakfast and Hooding Ceremony
7:30 a.m.    Shewan Recital Hall, Howard Stowe Roberts Cultural Life Center
For student graduates in Nursing Education and Nursing Leadership & Administration, and their guests

RSVP deadline: Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Reservations required and limited to 5 guests per student graduate. Student graduates: no cost.  Guests: 11 yrs.-adult: $14 each; 3-10 yrs.: $7 each; 2 yrs. & under: no cost

For RESERVATIONS, contact Tammy Myslivecek, Administrative Graduate Program Director, (585) 594-6668 or Myslivecek_Tammie@roberts.edu.

RN to BS Completion Program   Meet and Greet
9:00-9:30 a.m.   Crothers Science & Nursing Center, 1st floor Nursing Lounge
No cost / Invitations will be sent to student graduates
For further information, contact Deb Bausch, (585) 594-6073 or Bausch_Deborah@roberts.edu

Teacher Education Graduation   Reception
12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m. (following a.m. Ceremony & prior to p.m. Ceremony)
Hastings Center for Academics, 240
For student graduates in Childhood, Early Childhood, Adolescent Education and Physical Education majors; Pathway to Teaching Program; Master of Education programs; and their guests.  

No Cost / In mid-April, T.E. Dept. will mail formal invitations with details.
For more information, contact Sheila Foote, (585) 594-6448 or foote_sheila@roberts.edu

Social Work MSW Program   Celebration Luncheon
12:30 p.m., Meal to be served at 1:00 p.m.     Plantation Party House, 1875 N. Union St

Luncheon tickets will be available for purchase in April.  The department will mail more information to all student graduates.  
For more information, contact Kelly King, (585) 594-6692 or king_kelly@roberts.edu

School of Business Adult and Graduate Programs   Reception
Immediately following a.m. Ceremony - until 1:30 p.m.    Garlock Dining Commons
For OM, BHA, MHA, MHIA, MSL & MSMK student graduates, and their guests

Registration required, RSVP by Friday, April 21  Complimentary appetizers & beverages
Photo opportunity with School of Business backdrop & faculty
For information and RSVP, contact Evangeline Kovach, (585) 594-6134 or kovach_evangeline@roberts.edu

Graduate School Psychology & School Counseling Programs  Luncheon
12:30–2:00 p.m.    Carpenter Hall, Room 102
For student graduates in School Psychology, School Counseling, and their families

Registration required, RSVP by Tuesday, April 25  Complimentary appetizers, cake, and beverages
For information and RSVP, contact April Telles at 585-594-6034 or telles_april@roberts.edu.