Student Life and Student Services
Student Activities

Events Calendar

If you have any questions regarding these listings, please contact the Student Activities Office at (518) 629-7348.

Student Senate Meeting • 2 p.m. • Every Monday
All students are encouraged to attend!

Regal Movie Tickets • 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. • Every Tuesday
Student Activities Office, Siek Campus Center, Second Floor
Each student may purchase two movie tickets at $5 each totaling $10.
Regal Theater movie tickets are sold on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and 4 to 6 p.m. for evening students only.
Ticket Information

Free Pizza Wednesdays • 11:50 a.m. and 12:50 p.m. • Every Wednesday
Siek Campus Center, First Floor
Come enjoy the noon hour with other Hudson Valley students and some free pizza - while it lasts!

Upcoming Events

The following events are sponsored by the Student Senate and/or an official club or organization. View the complete Calendar of Events for other events happening on campus/sponsored by the college.

Employment Speed Mentoring
Monday, May 1, 2017
1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Science Center Café

Join the Biology, Chemistry, and Physics Departments for a networking opportunity that brings together students, employers and HVCC alums. Students will participate in rotating small group discussions with experts covering a range of topics related to working in the Capital District.

Learn about and discuss:
Internship Opportunities, Local Companies, Career Paths

Who Should Attend?
Students focusing on getting a job, especially in the fields of Biotechnology, Biology, Environmental Science and Engineering Science, but all majors are welcome!

Register ahead at
Walk-ins Welcome

Food & Beverages will be provided!

Biotech Speed Mentoring is coordinated by Bioconnex.


Commencement Cap, Gown and Ticket Pickup
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Siek Campus Center, Room 204

Spring Sports Challenge
Thursday, May 4, 2017
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Siek Campus Center Lobby

Commencement Information Session
Monday, May 8, 2017
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Maureen Stapleton Theatre, Siek Campus Center

Graduating students, faculty and staff are invited to attend an optional information session to learn more about this year’s commencement activities.


Student Honors and Awards Ceremony
Monday, May 8, 2017
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
McDonough Sports Complex

Those participating in Student Honors and Awards Ceremony may attend this optional information session.



Farewell Week: Continental Breakfast and Cookies
Tuesday, May 9, 2017

A Continental Breakfast at the Siek Campus Center and Williams Hall will be served starting at 8 a.m., while supplies last.

Cookies will be served in the Siek Campus Center, Williams Hall and Bulmer Telecommunications Center starting at 4:30 p.m. while supplies last.



Farewell Week: Pizza
Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Pizza will be served in the Siek Campus Center and Williams Hall at 11:45 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. while supplies last.



Farewell Week: Ice Cream Social
Thursday, May 11, 2017

An Ice Cream Social will be in the Dwight Marvin Library and Williams Hall starting at noon while supplies last.



Spring Sports Challenge
Thursday, May 11, 2017
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Siek Campus Center Lobby

Student Honors and Awards Ceremony
Friday, May 12, 2017
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
McDonough Sports Complex

This ceremony recognizes the college’s highest achieving graduates who have earned a G.P.A. of 3.5 or above as well as special award recipients. Invited students and their guests are welcome to attend this special event.

Students must wear their academic honors regalia to the ceremony. All students attending the ceremony should check-in by 5 p.m. at the Conway Ice Rink, located in the McDonough Sports Complex. Guests should arrive prior to the start of the 6 p.m. ceremony, go into the field house and be seated. There is no limit to the number of guests who may attend.

Students and guests are invited to enjoy refreshments in the ice rink following the ceremony.


63rd Annual Commencement Ceremony
Saturday, May 13, 2017
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Joseph L. Bruno Stadium

Doors open to family/guests at 7:30 a.m.
Graduates assemble in the G-lot, located behind McDonough Sports Complex at 7:30 a.m.
Procession begins at 8:45 a.m. 


Post-Commencement Celebration
Saturday, May 13, 2017
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Student Pavilion (located in front of Hudson Hall)

Graduates and guests are invited to attend a reception immediately following the Commencement Ceremony.