Graduating students, families, and guests must have a Commencement ticket to enter Yankee Stadium. Each candidate who orders on time may request one candidate ticket and a maximum of three guest tickets for admission into Yankee Stadium. Candidates can order tickets via this website between Monday, March 16 and Friday, May 8, 2020. Candidates ordering tickets after the May 8, 2020 deadline may order one candidate ticket and a maximum of two guest tickets.
Candidates will be seated in sections according to their school. Guest seating is general admission.
All-University Commencement tickets must be picked up in person at the Kimmel Center for University Life, 60 Washington Square South, 4th Floor, from Tuesday, May 12 through Tuesday, May 19, 2020.
Tickets will be available for pick up on the following dates:
No tickets will be distributed on Commencement Day, Wednesday, May 20.
School ceremony tickets are distributed by individual schools. Check with your school for ticket pick-up information.
If the degree candidate cannot pick up All University Commencement tickets in person, a third party may pick them up with the following documentation:
Graduating students will have the opportunity to sign up to participate in an extra ticket lottery when they order their Commencement tickets.
If extra tickets are available, lottery winners will receive no more than one additional ticket.
The lottery will be run in early May 2020 and winners will receive an email with instructions on how and when to pick up their extra ticket.
Following the lottery, any unclaimed guest tickets will be distributed on a first-come-first-serve basis on the last day of ticket distribution on Tuesday, May 19, 2020. No more than one additional guest ticket will be given out.
Another option is to ask fellow graduates whom you know if they will be using all of their allotted guest tickets. If they are not, they have the option to order their tickets and give them to you after they pick them up.
NYU strictly prohibits the direct or indirect sale or auction of All-University Commencement tickets. Ticket(s) may not be used for advertising, promotion (including contests, giveaways or sweepstakes) or other trade or commercial purposes. Students engaging in such activities, as well as any other activity that disrupts the administration of the ceremony and/or violates the Yankee Stadium Security Policies set forth below or any NYU student conduct policy, will be subject to NYU disciplinary sanctions, including without limitation the delayed issuance of a degree or diploma. The Yankees and NYU reserves the right to investigate violations of the License applicable to NYU's use of Yankee Stadium.
Students requesting a Dean's Exception must obtain clearance via Albert from their school’s designated academic officer to order tickets (up to 2 guest tickets). The Registrar will send the student an email to confirm they have been approved to participate. Dean’s Exceptions will be able to order their All-University Commencement tickets between Monday, March 16 and Friday, May 8, 2020 and may pick their Commencement tickets beginning Thursday, May 14.
The College of Dentistry and the School of Medicine do not allow Dean’s Exceptions.