SUNY Empire State College Commencement Photos

Congratulations to the Class of 2022!

Your photo will be taken at the commencement location.

Once your photo is taken, you will be given a colored numbered card with access information back to this website. Read below after the commencement.

  1. To access your photo: Click on a location link below to view your photo.
  2. The link will take you to a thumbnail gallery of all the photos.
  3. All photos are in number order. Please scan through the photos to find your own.
  4. Click on your photo thumbnail to view full size.
  5. Complete the free print form to have a free print mailed to you.
  6. You can also purchase a digital copy and additional prints in all sizes using PayPal or a Credit Card by using the dropdown menu.

2022 Commencement Locations

  1. Rochester – June 2 – Orange Gallery
  2. Rochester – June 2 – Green Gallery
  3. Albany – June 5 – Orange Gallery
  4. Albany – June 5 – Green Gallery
  5. Manhattan – June 10 – Orange Gallery
  6. Manhattan – June 10 – Green Gallery
  7. Center for Labor Studies – June 10 – Orange Gallery
  8. Center for Labor Studies – June 10 – Green Gallery

How To Achieve the Perfect Commencement Pose for your photo.

Before Getting to the Backdrop.

Check to make sure that:

Your medallion is facing forward
Tassel isn’t hanging into your face
If you have longer hair, move it to one side or the other, onto one shoulder
Relax, take a deep breath. You did it. It’s your time to shine!

Posing at the Backdrop.

The red carpet trick: Shift your body position to about 30 degrees to the camera and have good posture. Achieve this position by placing one foot slightly in front of the other, angle your front foot toward the camera and shift your weight forward on your front leg. Put your hands behind your back or slightly below your hips. Extend your face slightly forward somewhat tilted down. This helps open your eyes. Smile into the lens.

2021 Commencement Locations

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