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Graduation Check-List

Special note for B.A. candidates: In order to participate in May 2015 graduation, you must complete the colloquium requirement by May 15, 2015.


  • Apply for graduation BEFORE February 6, 2015, 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 February 14, 2015.  
  • 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 16, 2015 and May 8, 2015. Refer to the NYU Commencement Web site for further information.
  • Request Gallatin Graduation tickets between April 1, 2015 and April 27, 2015. 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 17, 2015 After this date, students must place and pick up academic attite orders at Coles Sports and Recreation Center, 181 Mercer Street.
  • Pick up your Gallatin Graduation Ceremony tickets at the Ticket Central box office in the Skirball Center lobby, 566 LaGuardia Place, between May 1, 2015 and May 15, 2015; Ticket Central office hours are Tuesday - Saturday, noon - 6 p.m. 
  • Final ticket distribution and extra-ticket pick-up will be May 19, 2015 in the Gallatin Student Lounge.
  • Pick up your NYU Commencement tickets at the Coles Sports and Recreation Center, 181 Mercer Street. Commencement tickets will be available for pick up between May 12, 2015 and May 19, 2015 Please refer to NYU Ticket Distribution for more information.
  • Attend the Gallatin graduating students reception-details forthcoming.
  • Attend NYU Commencement on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at Yankee Stadium.
  • Attend Gallatin Graduation Ceremony on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at Lincoln Center, Avery Fisher Hall.
  • Return academic attire at All-University Commencement on May 22, 2015 by 2:30 pm to Herff Jones representatives at Gate 8, where you entered Yankee Stadium, or outside Gate 6 (between Gate 6 and the Team Store/Hard Rock Cafe). Herff Jones, Inc. will hold the renter financially responsible for unreturned items..
  • 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