The New York University Alumni Association (NYUAA) announced Saturday Night Live actress Molly Shannon will join the NYU community on Alumni Day 2016 to discuss her six-year run on Saturday Night Live and newly released film, Other People. Earlier that day recently inaugurated NYU President Andrew Hamilton will update alumni during his first annual State of the University address.

NYU Alumni Day is October 22, 2016.

NYU Alumni Day will take place on October 22 at the Washington Square campus. This annual University-wide celebration invites nearly half-a-million alumni back to NYU.

“It’s always a treat to welcome this vibrant community back to campus,” said Heather Cannady, NYUAA President. “Alumni Day is a beloved tradition that achieves the NYUAA’s top priority—providing alumni with programming and a community that engages them for a lifetime.”

Additional program highlights:

        ●      Perstare Society Breakfast, honoring members of the 50th Anniversary                 Class of 1966

        ●      Deans’ Luncheons

        ●      Closing Party: A Spotlight on NYU Paris

On October 21, the Classes of 2006, 2011, and 2015 will hold their respective ten, five, and one-year reunions at various locations in Manhattan to kick off Alumni Day.

Visit to view a complete agenda, register for Alumni Day 2016 and download the app at the Washington Square campus. Friends and family of alumni are welcome.

In addition to festivities on the main campus, NYU Alumni Day will host events globally including seven cities in the United States. Highlights include apple picking in Boston and sailing in San Francisco. More information about these events can be found at

About the NYU Alumni Association (NYUAA)

The NYU Alumni Association (NYUAA) is the umbrella organization for all University alumni from every NYU school. With a network of more than 470,000 NYU alumni worldwide, the mission of the NYUAA is to build and sustain a lifelong relationship between the University and its alumni through communication, programs, services, volunteering, and opportunities for lifelong learning.

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