Saturday, May 7, 2016

11:00 AM

Lake Side Tent (Adjacent to Joan Weill Adirondack Library)

PLEASE NOTE: Students should go to PICKETT HALL for line-up by 10:00 AM on Saturday, May 7, 2016.  Bachelor’s graduates line up downstairs; Associate’s graduates line up on the second floor. The program designations will be posted on the wall; name cards, hoods, and honor cords will be distributed at that time.  Students should already have picked up their caps and gowns at the Packbasket Bookstore (see note below).  Students will NOT have a graduation rehearsal.

Graduation/Participation in Commencement:  Graduating students will receive a graduation survey via PSC email. 

IF YOU PLAN ON ATTENDING COMMENCEMENT, you must complete the survey.  Any questions, please contact Cheryl Ploof ([email protected]). 

According to the official College policy, Students who have completed the graduation requirements, or have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or above and are within nine credits of completing graduation requirements, are permitted to participate in the ceremony.”  Students should check the official graduation lists posted in the Deans’ Office (Pickett Hall 107) or the Registrar’s Office (Phelps Administration 113), or talk to your respective Advisor or Dean.

Activities prior to commencement:   To be announced by Student Affairs


Contact Us »

Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs
Phelps Smith Administration Building
Room 205
Paul Smiths NY, 12970

Nicholas Hunt-Bull, Ph.D., Provost

Cheryl Ploof, Executive Assistant
(518) 327-6247
(518) 327-6060 FAX


From Albany, NY (160 miles) and points south:

I-87 (NYS Thruway) north to Albany, exit 24. At Albany, I-87 (NYS Thruway) becomes I-87 (Northway). I-87 (Northway) to exit 30 (104 miles). Left off exit on Rt. 9/73. Bear left on Rt. 73 (2 miles) to Rt. 86 in Lake Placid (27 miles). Rt. 86 west to Saranac Lake (9 miles). Continue on Rt. 86 (12 miles) to Paul Smith's College.

From Syracuse, NY (190 miles) and points west:

I-90 east to Syracuse, exit 36. I-81 north to Watertown, exit 48 (70 miles). Rt. 342 to Rt. 3 (6 miles). Rt. 3 east to Deferiet (9 miles). Rt. 3A to Rt. 3 east (4 miles). Rt. 3 east to Tupper Lake (78 miles). In Tupper Lake, take Rt. 3/30 east (6 miles). Left on Rt. 30 north to Paul Smith's College (21 miles).

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I-89 north from Burlington to exit 17 (10 miles). Follow signs for Grand Isle Ferry (13 miles). Grand Isle Ferry to Plattsburgh, NY. (Call 518-561-2055 for ferry information.) Off ferry, straight on Rt. 314 to I-87 (4 miles). I-87 south to exit 38 (2 miles). Rt. 374 to Rt. 3 exit (8 miles). Rt. 3 to Bloomingdale (35 miles). Right at Norman's General Store to Rt. 86 (4 miles), turn right at stop sign to Paul Smith's College (5 miles).

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Rt. 8/12 north to Rt. 12/28 (5 miles). Rt. 12/28 north to Rt. 28 (20 miles). Rt. 28 to Blue Mountain Lake (63 miles). Rt. 28/30 north to Long Lake (11 miles). Rt. 30 north to Tupper Lake (20 miles). Continue from Tupper Lake using directions above for travel from Syracuse.

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I-90 west to I-87 (160 miles). I-87 north to Albany, exit 24 (10 miles). Continue from Albany using directions above for travel from Albany.

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I-81 north to Syracuse (72 miles). Continue from Syracuse using directions above for travel from Syracuse.


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