Students may officially graduate in September, January, or May. In order to graduate students must apply for graduation within the application deadline period. Learn more

Participating in ceremonies

In addition to NYU's All-University Commencement, NYU Wagner holds a separate convocation. Learn more

NYU Wagner Convocation

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Brooklyn Academy of Music
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY        

Doors open: 9:15am
Convocation begins: 10:00am
Convocation ends: 12:00pm         

NYU Commencement

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Yankee Stadium
1 E 161st St, Bronx, NY

Doors open: 9:00am
Ceremony begins: 11:00am
Ceremony ends: 1:00pm

Academic Attire

Graduates and degree candidates who wish to participate in NYU Commencement and NYU Wagner Convocation are required to wear academic attire. Graduates can wear the same cap and gown for both ceremonies. Learn more

Graduation FAQs

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  1. Apply to graduate via Albert
    (Deadline: Sunday, February 4)
  2. Receive your invitation for NYU Wagner Convocation via email
    (Monday, March 5)
  3. Register online for Convocation and request guest tickets
    (Monday, March 5 to Monday, March 26)
  4. Record your name via NameCoach
    (Monday, March 5 to Monday, March 26)
  5. Register online for NYU All-University Commencement and request tickets
    (Monday, March 12 to Friday, May 4—See NYU's tickets page for more information on deadlines and pickup)
  6. Order Academic Attire
    (Online ordering between Monday, March 12 to Tuesday, April 10—Late orders can be placed in person at Kimmel starting Thursday, May 10)
  7. Pick up your NYU Wagner Convocation tickets @ the NYU Box Office, Skirball Center, 566 LaGuardia Place
    1. Friday, April 27 & Saturday, April 28: 12:00pm-6:00pm

    2. Tuesday, May 1 through Saturday, May 5: 12:00pm-6:00pm

    3. Tuesday, May 8 & Wednesday, May 9: 12:00pm-6:00pm

  8. Pick up Academic Attire
    (Tuesday, May 8 to Monday, May 14 @ the Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South)
  9. Attend NYU Wagner Convocation & Graduate Open House Reception
    (Tuesday, May 15; Convocation @ Brooklyn Academy of Music; Reception @ The Puck Building) 
  10. Attend NYU All-University Commencement
    (Wednesday, May 16 @ Yankee Stadium)