Graduation

2015 Graduation Celebrations

2015 Baccalaureate Ceremony
2015 Valedictory Celebration
2015 Doctoral Convocation
183rd Commencement Exercises

Baccalaureate Ceremony 2015

Monday, May 18, 2015
Madison Square Garden
Tickets are required for degree candidates and guests.

NYU Steinhardt will honor the undergraduate Class of 2015 at its Baccalaureate Ceremony, which will include the Academic Procession, greetings from the Dean, the President, and the Undergraduate Student Speaker. Each graduating student will be recognized by name and presented with both a Steinhardt pin and torch pin from the Office of Alumni Relations. Academic attire is required. Get information on how to order your academic attire.

Invitation Eligibility
Invitations are extended to all candidates for undergraduate degrees for the 2014-2015 academic year, specifically for September 2014, January 2015 and May 2015. Invitations to the Baccalaureate Ceremony will be mailed in mid-April. 

Tickets 
Tickets to the Baccalaureate Ceremony will be distributed from Ticket Central located in the Skirball Center lobby at 566 LaGuardia Place.

Ticket amount: (TBA)

Ticket Distribution Dates: (TBA)

Valedictory Celebration 2015 

Monday, May 18, 2015
Madison Square Garden 

Tickets are required for degree candidates and guests

NYU Steinhardt will honor its master's and advanced certificate Class of 2015 at its Valedictory Celebration, which will include the Academic procession, greetings from the Dean and the Student Speaker. Each graduating student will be recognized by name and presented with a torch pin from the alumni. Academic attire is required. More information on how to order your academic attire.

Invitation Eligibility

Invitations are extended to all candidates for masters and advanced certificate degrees for the 2014-2015 academic year – specifically for September 2014, January 2015 and May 2015. Invitations to the Valedictory Celebration will be mailed in mid-April. 

Tickets 
Tickets to the Valedictory Celebration will be distributed from Ticket Central located in the Skirball Center lobby at 566 LaGuardia Place.

Ticket amount: (TBA) 

Ticket Distribution Dates: (TBA)

Doctoral Convocation 2015

Friday, May 15, 2015, 3:00 p.m.
Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
Reception to follow at 4:30pm, Rosenthal Pavilion, Kimmel Center.

Tickets are required for degree candidates and guests.

NYU Steinhardt will honor the doctoral Class of 2015 at its hooding ceremony, which will include the Academic Procession, greetings from the Dean, the President and the Doctoral Student Speaker. Each graduating student will be recognized by name, hooded by his or her dissertation chair and presented with a torch pin from the Alumni. Academic attire is required. More information on how to order your academic attire.

Invitation Eligibility 
Invitations are extended to all candidates who have completed their oral exam for the 2014-15 academic year. Invitations to the Doctoral Convocation will be mailed in late March, including dates of distribution

Tickets 
Tickets to the Doctoral Convocation will be distributed from the Office of Doctoral Studies, located at 82 Washington Square East, 5th Floor, with exact dates to be determined.

183rd Commencement Exercises

Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 11:00 a.m. 
Location: Yankee Stadium
Tickets are required.

The schools colleges, and divisions of New York University traditionally join in celebrating an All-University Commencement each year. This year marks the 183rd Commencement Exercises. Please visit the NYU Commencement website for more information about tickets, academic attire, and other activities.

Invitation Eligibility 
Invitations for the all-University Commencement are mailed to all graduates and candidates for degrees and certificates for 2014-2015 academic year, specifically for September 2014, January 2015, and May 2015. Candidates for degrees must apply for graduation through Albert according to the graduation deadline calendar in order to receive their invitations.

All full-time faculty are also invited to participate in the academic procession and ceremony.

Friends and family who are unable to attend the ceremony can join in the celebration by viewing the ceremony live on the web. See the webcast and more information.

2014 Graduation Celebrations

On May 21, 2014, Steinhardt baccalaureate, master's, certificate, and doctoral graduates joined thousands of other NYU students and their families at Yankee Stadium for the All-University Commencement Ceremony.

The program included the awarding of honorary degrees to entertainer Aretha Franklin, retired Yankees pitcher and humanitarian Mariano Rivera, and other distinguished individuals. Janet Yellen, Chair of the Federal Reserve and recipient of an honorary doctorate in commercial science, addressed students. Steinhardt Dean Mary Brabeck awarded symbolic diplomas to Steinhardt students Rita Estela Cordero (bachelor's) and Amy JB Knowles (master's and doctorate), and a musical interlude featured the Steinhardt Singers.

In the days leading up to the All-University Commencement, Steinhardt recognized individually its students who completed their coursework in September 2013, January 2014, and May 2014 at three separate ceremonies: