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Commencement

Congratulations, Class of 2018

New York University congratulates the Class of 2018! The 186th All-University Commencement Exercises will be celebrated in New York at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Commencement ceremonies will also take place in May at NYU Abu Dhabi and NYU Shanghai, with individual school convocations occurring throughout New York City.

Eligible candidates can now order tickets and attire for the All-University Commencement in New York.

Honorary Degree Recipients

Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada

At the All-University Commencement, Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws and will speak on behalf of the honorary degree recipients. Honorary degrees will also be bestowed upon Jean Liu, President of Didi Chuxing; Martine Rothblatt, Chair and CEO of United Therapeutics; Bryan Stevenson, NYU Law Professor and Founder of Equal Justice Initiative; and NASA’s Voyager Mission team members John Casani, Suzanne Dodd, and Edward Stone.

The All-University Commencement Exercises will take place on Wednesday, May 16 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx.

NYU Abu Dhabi’s 5th Commencement ceremony will be held on Sunday, May 20 at its campus on Saadiyat Island.

NYU Shanghai’s second Commencement ceremony will take place on Wednesday, May 23 at the Shanghai Oriental Art Center.