NYU Holds “Grad Alley” – Annual Pre-Commencement Celebration


Thousands will attend NYU’s annual pre-Commencement “Grad Alley” event near its Washington Square campus -- featuring food, musical acts, and performances -- in celebration of the graduates of 2016 and their loved ones.

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NYU Holds “Grad Alley” – Annual Pre-Commencement Celebration

Empire State Building Bathed in NYU Colors in Tribute to Grads

WHAT: Thousands will attend NYU’s annual pre-Commencement “Grad Alley” event near its Washington Square campus -- featuring food, musical acts, and performances -- in celebration of the graduates of 2016 and their loved ones.

And, as a special NYC tribute to NYU’s grads, as twilight falls the Empire State Building will be lit in violet, the school’s color.

WHERE: West 3rd Street between Thompson and Mercer Streets; LaGuardia Place Between WSQ South and W. 3rd Street

WHEN: Street closures on West 3rd Street and La Guardia Place will start mid-morning today, Tuesday, May 17, 2016. The Grad Alley event will run from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Streets will re-open at approximately 9:00 pm.

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