Class of 2017 Pass Through the Pillars

The Office of Alumni Engagement and the SUNY Oneonta Alumni Association invites you to celebrate the Class of 2017 as they Pass Through the Pillars of Old Main.  Please join us to show your support and cheer for our graduates on Friday, May 12 at 3 p.m. 

 *Please arrive at the Pillars of Old Main on the quad by 3 p.m. so that you can be in place prior to the students beginning to pass.

This time-honored tradition holds special meaning for our students and your support makes the event even more meaningful. We look forward to seeing you there.


The Office of Alumni Engagement is also seeking volunteers to assist with this event, as well as, the Senior Class BBQ on Thursday, May 11 from 1-4 p.m.   If you are available for either or both events, please contact Danielle Tonner, Associate Director of Alumni Engagement at or by calling ext: 2526.

Volunteers needed for:

  • Crowd Control
  • Wristbands for students
  • Pouring Champagne and staffing beverage stations
  • Cheer Squad

Rain date for Senior Pass Through the Pillars is Thursday, May 11 preceding the Senior Class BBQ.  Please check for up-to-date information.Pass Through the Pillars