NYU's 181st Commencement Exercises will be held on Wednesday morning, May 22, 2013, at Yankee Stadium.
David Boies – a renowned litigator who is chairman of Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP; alumnus of NYU’s School of Law; and (along with Ted Olson) lead counsel in Perry v. Brown, the historic same-sex marriage civil rights case now before the Supreme Court -- will address the graduates and guests. Read More
Congratulate a graduate at Yankee Stadium next Wednesday, May 22. Use the hashtag #congratagradNYU (Twitter, Instagram, Vine, Facebook, and Google+) then look for your message on the big screens!
Join us for Grad Alley, a Commencement eve celebration marking the accomplishments of our students, on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 5:00-8:00pm.
Wristbands allow three snack location visits, one alumni tent visit, one photo booth visit, and unlimited visits to all drink locations.
Pick up your Grad Alley wristbands during Commencement Ticket Distribution at the Coles Sports and Recreation Center, 181 Mercer Street, between Bleecker and Houston Streets.
In the past 26 years, we have only had rain twice at the All-University Commencement. However, whether our luck persists or whether it rains, Commencement goes forward. Be sure you leave for Yankee Stadium prepared for inclement weather. We will have complimentary ponchos; please know that Yankee Stadium does allow umbrellas, which might be a good thing to bring if the skies look ominous. If there is rain Wednesday morning, the staff at the Stadium will attempt to wipe off all the wet seats, but you may wish to bring small towels to keep your seat dry.
The sense of pride in your accomplishments is felt not only by the NYU community, but by all of New York. As a visible symbol of that pride, the Empire State Building – a towering symbol of our city and one of the world’s most famous and recognizable structures – will be illuminated in violet and white in your honor on the evening of Tuesday, May 21. As twilight falls, be sure to look uptown and see it.
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