Important information about
Albany High graduation
N.Y. (June 16, 2017) -- This
year for the first time, Albany High School will hold graduation
ceremonies at the Times Union Center.
Graduation is Sunday, June 25.
Students should plan to be at the Times Union Center at 12:30 p.m. All
guests will have to abide by the arena’s regular safety procedures, so
family members and others may want to consider arriving between 12:30
and 1 p.m. to allow time to proceed through security.
Ceremonies will begin promptly at 2 p.m.
Times Union Center staff will follow these rules:
All guests will be required to walk through metal
detectors as they enter. If needed, security will perform pat-downs.
Bags and containers that are larger than 13
inches by 15 inches will not be permitted inside. This includes but
is not limited to pocketbooks, backpacks, diaper bags, coolers and
Any child 16 or under must be accompanied by an
will close at 2:45 p.m., and no one will be allowed in the building
after that time. There will be no re-entry if you leave.
No balloons are allowed in
the building. Balloons will be confiscated at the door and not
Click the highlighted text for
more information about the Times Union Center's security rules.
Students must be dropped off at the Beaver Street
entrance to the Times Union Center. Family members and others should
plan to enter the arena either through the front entrance on South Pearl
Street or the parking garage entrance at the end of Beaver Street. Free
parking is available in this garage on a first-come, first-served basis.
Click the highlighted text to see
a map of the Times Union Center,
including the designated student drop-off area.
We look forward to celebrating members of the Albany
High School Class of 2017 on June 25!