Let’s get ready for Commencement! Refer to the graduate checklist for your class year and note important academic attire and ticket ordering deadlines to ensure you are prepared for Commencement.


Class of 2020 Checklist

  1. Confirm eligibility. Eligibility to participate in the All-University Commencement joint ceremony for the Class of 2020 and Class of 2021 is limited to students who have graduated during the 2019-20 and 2020-21 academic years. This includes those who have earned degrees or advanced certificates of study from September 2019 through May 2021.
  2. Update contact information. Make sure you keep your contact information up to date in Albert and through Alumni Relations for future alumni communications.
  3. Order academic attire for Commencement activities.  Place your order for keepsake attire by Friday, April 8 for standard home shipping. More details on pricing are on the academic attire page.
  4. Order tickets. Place your order for candidate and guest tickets for the All-University Commencement ceremony by Friday, May 6. Please refer to your school for additional details and deadlines for your school-specific celebrations.
  5. Celebrate! The All-University Commencement ceremony for the Class of 2020 and the Class of 2021 will be on Wednesday, May 18 at 6:00 p.m. ET! Here's what you need to Know Before You Go to Yankee Stadium. The ceremony will also be livestreamed.
graduates in stadium


Class of 2021 Checklist

  1. Confirm eligibility. Eligibility to participate in the All-University Commencement joint ceremony for the Class of 2020 and Class of 2021 is limited to students who have graduated during the 2019-20 and 2020-21 academic years. This includes those who have earned degrees or advanced certificates of study from September 2019 through May 2021.
  2. Update contact information. Make sure you keep your contact information up to date in Albert and through Alumni Relations for future alumni communications.
  3. Order academic attire for Commencement activities.  Place your order for keepsake attire by Friday, April 8 for standard home shipping. More details on pricing are on the academic attire page.
  4. Order tickets. Place your order for candidate and guest tickets for the All-University Commencement ceremony by Friday, May 6. Please refer to your school for additional details and deadlines for your school-specific celebrations.
  5. Celebrate! The All-University Commencement ceremony for the Class of 2020 and the Class of 2021 will be on Wednesday, May 18 at 6:00 p.m. ET! Here's what you need to Know Before You Go to Yankee Stadium. The ceremony will also be livestreamed.
Graduates outside Yankee Stadium


Class of 2022 Checklist

  1. Confirm eligibility. Eligibility to participate in the All-University Commencement ceremony for the Class of 2022 is limited to students who have graduated or will graduate during the 2021-22 academic year. This includes:
    • Those who have earned degrees or advanced certificates of study in September 2021
    • Those who have earned degrees or advanced certificates of study in January 2022
    • Those who are candidates for a degree or advanced certificate of study in May 2022
    • If you are within two courses from completing your degree, you can also request a Dean's Exception.
  2. Apply for graduation and complete requirements. To participate in Commencement activities, the deadline to apply for graduation was Sunday, February 13, 2022. (This deadline applies to May 2022 candidates. October 17, 2021 was the deadline for Fall 2021/January 2022 graduates.) 
    • In addition to your application deadline, you will have to meet the requirements deadline of May 17, 2022. All requirements associated with your graduation status must be satisfied by this date. Email the Office of the Registrar at graduation@nyu.edu for any questions regarding your graduation status.
  3. Order academic attire for Commencement activities. Place your order for keepsake attire by Friday, April 8 for standard home shipping or on-campus pick-up. More details on pricing are on the academic attire page.
  4. Order tickets. Place your order for candidate and guest tickets for the All-University Commencement ceremony by Friday, May 6. Please refer to your school for additional details and deadlines for your school-specific celebrations.
  5. Pick up academic attire. Graduates of the Class of 2022 who opted for on-campus pick-up during advance ordering may pick up their academic attire at the Kimmel Center between May 10-17.
  6. Celebrate! Commencement 2022 will be on Wednesday, May 18 at 11:00 a.m. ET! Here's what you need to Know Before You Go to Yankee Stadium. The ceremony will also be livestreamed.
  7. Keep in touch. Make sure you keep your contact information up to date in Albert and through Alumni Relations.
Graduates cheering in Yankee Stadium