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Graduation Check-List

Special note for BA candidates: In order to participate in May 2017 graduation, you must complete the colloquium requirement by May 12, 2017.

  • Apply for graduation BEFORE February 3, 2017, on Albert. (Please visit the Registrar's Website for information regarding graduation application deadlines.)
  • Nominate award recipients (see Web site for list of awards) by TBD.
  • Be sure to stop by the Wasserman Center for Career Development for valuable resources concerning post-graduation plans.
  • Graduation invitations will be mailed to your permanent home address. Be sure to update this information in Albert as soon as possible.
  • Order All-University Commencement Tickets online between March 13, 2017 and May 5, 2017. Refer to the NYU Commencement Web site for further information.
  • Request Gallatin Graduation tickets between April 1, 2017 and April 26, 2017. Please note that you must first fill out Gallatin's exit survey. Then, you will be redirected to the ticket request form.
  • Order academic attire online no later than April 11, 2017 After this date, students must place and pick up academic attite orders at the Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South.
  • Pick up your Gallatin Graduation Ceremony tickets at the Ticket Central box office in the Skirball Center lobby, 566 LaGuardia Place, between May 2, 2017 and May 12, 2017; Ticket Central office hours are Tuesday to Saturday, noon-6 pm.
  • Final ticket distribution and extra-ticket pick-up will be May 15, 2017 in the Gallatin Student Lounge.
  • Pick up your NYU Commencement tickets at the Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South. Commencement tickets will be available for pick up between May 9, 2017 and May 16, 2017. Please refer to NYU Ticket Distribution for more information.
  • Attend the Gallatin graduating students reception on the evening of May 11, 2017.
  • Attend NYU Commencement on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at Yankee Stadium.
  • Attend Gallatin Graduation Ceremony on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Lincoln Center, David Geffen Hall.
  • Return academic attire no later than May 19, 2017 by 2:30 pm to the Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South. 
  • Submit your post-graduation plans to Gallatin.
  • If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Office of Student Affairs at (212) 998-7380 or e-mail