Pre-Graduation Activities

Grad Alley

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The Class of 2015, their families, and their friends are invited to attend the 19th annual Grad Alley, a Commencement eve celebration marking the accomplishments of our graduates, on Tuesday, May 19th, from 5:00-8:00 pm.

The square is alive with an air of nostalgia and excitement along West Fourth Street, Washington Square East, Gould Plaza, LaGuardia Place, Schwartz Plaza, and in the Frederick Loewe Theatre and the Kimmel Center's 3rd floor Market Place and 4th floor Eisner & Lubin Auditorium. Banners will serve as guides while you stroll down Grad Alley enjoying the entertainment as well as jugglers, an illusionist, Lady Liberty and more. Do no leave without trying your luck on Arcade Alley. Snacks are available while taking in the sights and entertainment.

Guests will enjoy a number of entertainment venues including NYU Dance Fever on Gould Plaza, where you can dance the night away or just relax to the sounds of DJ Marcus; NYU Jazz Café in the Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, featuring the NYU Steinhardt Jazz Orchestra with a number of special guest performances; NYU Pep Band on LaGuardia Place and much more.

Four Grad Alley admission wristbands, one for the candidate and three for guests, will be included automatically with each candidate's All-University Commencement tickets ordered.

Grad Alley takes place rain or shine. Learn more on the NYU website.