Congratulations Graduates!

Congratulations to the Class of 2020! The Falk College celebrates our students and their accomplishments!

Coronavirus Update

Syracuse University continues to monitor developments associated with the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). This includes evaluating the status of events and rescheduling, postponing and canceling as appropriate. To view the latest information regarding Convocation and Commencement please visit the SU Commencement website:

Commencement Updates

with their families and friends during the Falk College Convocation for graduating students on Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. in the Manley Field House. Tickets are not required for this event, all guests are welcome. The College’s Convocation ceremony gives students the opportunity to celebrate graduation in a smaller setting. Family and friends who are unable to attend in person, can watch the convocation live online.

Syracuse University Commencement will also take place on Sunday, May 10, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. on the Shaw Quadrangle. Additional information about this commencement is available on the University’s Commencement website:

Commencement website

Prepare for Graduation

If you are you planning to walk this May watch your email. You’ll be notified of when to:

  1. File the mandatory Diploma Request Form through MySlice
  2. Pick up your cap and gown
  3. Attend the Falk College Senior Meeting

Will you have family and friends in town for graduation weekend? If so, don’t wait! Now is the time!

  • Make travel reservations
  • Ensure that they have lodging
  • Make dinner reservations
  • Be sure they are clear on the dates and times when they’ll be part of your celebration
  • Share the link to for more information

Falk College 2020 Convocation:

Date: Saturday, May 9, 2020
Site: Manley Field House
Time: Students should arrive to Manley at 3:30pm

Family members/guests should also arrive at 3:30pm

Convocation will begin promptly at 4:30pm and end at 6:30pm

Tickets are not required. Parking is free.

Syracuse University 2020 Commencement:

Date: Sunday, May 10, 2020
Site: Shaw Quadrangle
Time: 9:30am – 12:00pm
Seating: Unlimited seating is available. Live streaming will be available to multiple auditoriums for guests who wish to observe indoors
Tickets are not required.

Cap & Gown

Please visit Syracuse University’s Commencement website for information specific to caps and gowns. In almost every case, the answers to any question you have specific to that weekend, can be found in the Commencement website. This should always be your first source for answers.

The SU Bookstore also coordinates all aspects of your regalia and will be very helpful in addressing any questions that you might have.


At the request of the Falk College, we are using the Citron (maize yellow) tassel for all Falk bachelors and the Citron velvet for all masters. Any PhD’s would use the Royal PhD velvet on their hood.

Additional Information:

Syracuse University Commencement Website
Frequently Asked Questions
Cap and Gown Information
Commencement Housing
Commencement Accessibility

Class of 2020 Giving: Be a Class Act!

Support Your Passion, Share Your Spirit!

Just $20.19, donated to the program, scholarship or fund of your choice will leave your mark on Falk College. Future students will benefit from the scholarships, study abroad and speaker opportunities that your gift will afford.

As our “thank you,” you’ll receive a special Class Act cord to wear at Commencement along with other VIP benefits. Learn about why giving makes a difference and see some of the ways giving makes a difference:

Learn More and Give