Participating in Ceremonies

NYU Wagner graduate

2019 NYU Wagner Convocation

Thursday, May 23, 2019
New York City Center
131 W 55th St., New York, NY 1001

Graduate arrival: no later than 8:30am. Doors open for guests: 9:15am.

In addition to NYU's All-University Commencement, NYU Wagner holds a separate convocation. Every student eligible for graduation will automatically be sent convocation information. For questions about NYU Wagner's ceremony, visit the FAQs or contact


All students who are eligible to graduate received an email with a link to the ticket request form on March 11, 2019. If you did not receive this email, please contact Graduating students wearing cap and gown do NOT need a ticket to enter New York City Center. All guests (including infants and toddlers) must have a Convocation ticket to enter. Candidates will be seated in sections according to their program. Guest seating is general admission.


Convocation ticket pickup

Convocation tickets must be picked up in person by the candidate at the NYU Box Office, Skirball Center, 566 LaGuardia Place.

  • Friday, May 3 and Saturday, May 4: 12:00pm-6:00pm

  • Tuesday, May 7 through Saturday, May 11: 12:00pm-6:00pm

  • Tuesday, May 14 and Wednesday, May 15: 12:00pm-6:00pm


You must bring your NYU ID to the Box Office. 

If you cannot pick up your tickets yourself, you can arrange for a proxy to pick up your tickets from the NYU Box Office. There is a process for sending a proxy in your place to pick up tickets if you know someone in New York that will be able to go for you:

  • Provide a signed letter with the authorized person's name to pick up your tickets on your behalf
  • Provide a copy of your NYU ID (front and back)
  • Ensure that the authorized person has a hard copy of the authorized letter and copy of your NYU ID to show the Box Office

If you or a proxy are unable to pick up your tickets before the deadline, please email as soon as possible to make alternative arrangements.

Graduate Open House Reception

Thursday, May 23, 2019
NYU Wagner, The Puck Building
295 Lafayette Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY

Graduates and their families are invited to the Puck Building for a casual afternoon of mingling with faculty and staff as they say farewell to Wagner. Light refreshments and snacks will be served.

Photo Credit: NYU Photo Bureau

2019 NYU All-University Commencement

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Yankee Stadium
1 E 161st St, Bronx, NY

New York University's Office of Commencement arranges the All-University Commencement.

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