Annual Recognition

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2018 Inaugural SALUTE Induction Class

Induction Ceremony - Late Fall

Students who meet the verification deadline will be invited to attend the Student Academic Conference in the Saratoga Springs/Albany area, where the induction ceremony will be conducted. More information about the Student Academic Conference.

Graduation Ceremony - May/June

SALUTE members who continue to meet the eligibility criteria and who indicate to OVME that they are going to attend an in-person commencement ceremony will receive a SALUTE stole at the time of their graduation. All veterans and service members attending a commencement ceremony also receive a red, white, and blue cord, regardless of GPA or SALUTE membership.


We’re here to help.

SUNY Empire’s Veteran and Military Education staff is ready to work with you to make earning your degree possible and affordable.