Diploma Application

Students may officially graduate in September, January or May. In order to graduate in a specific semester (i.e. the semester in which all degree requirements will be completed), students must apply for graduation within the application deadline period. Please check the Graduation Deadlines page on the Registrar's website for the graduation application deadline for the semester in which you intend to graduate:

Degree Requirement Completion Intended Please Apply for                          
Spring Semester May Graduation
Summer Semester September Graduation
Fall Semester January Graduation


Students apply for graduation on ALBERT.

Diplomas are mailed to the permanent address approximately eight weeks after the degree is posted to a student's record. Students should update their address to ensure the diploma is sent to the correct address. View/edit a permanent address in https://home.nyu.edu/ Albert Self-Service, select Student Center > Personal Information.

Doctoral students who wish to receive the Master of Philosophy degree must also apply to for graduation on ALBERT.

Students in dual degree programs must submit an application for each of the Schools in which they are enrolled.

Students who fail to meet specified deadlines will be unable to graduate on time and will have to wait for the following graduation period.