How to Apply

By the beginning of your final semester you should apply for graduation. Also, take note of the official deadlines to apply and other requirements below.

To apply:

  • Log in to NYU Albert
  • Select your academic program
  • Select the term you expect to graduate. Note: If there are no terms available, you are not eligible to apply, or you have already applied.
  • Verify your information and submit your application

Once you have applied, you can check your application status in NYU Albert by clicking the “View My Graduation Status” under Academics.

Graduation Deadlines and Requirements

Students may officially graduate in September, January, or May, however, you must apply for graduation by the deadline listed below in order to be considered as a candidate.

You should also verify or update your expected date of graduation on NYU Albert. You can find this in the Academics section under Graduation.

You won’t be able to update your expected graduation term after you apply for graduation, which could impact your student record and financial aid. You can verify or update your expected date of graduation on NYU Albert in the Academics section under "Graduation."

In addition to your application deadline, you will have to meet the requirements deadline. All requirements associated with your graduation status must be satisfied by this date.

Some schools and departments could set earlier deadlines for some associated items. You can find out more about these deadlines through your school’s website, bulletin, or through your academic advisor.

If you do not meet your requirements before the deadline, you will have to reapply for graduation in the next term.

May 2021 Graduation Deadlines

  • Graduation Application: November 2, 2020 through February 14, 2021
  • Requirements Deadline: May 18, 2021
  • Graduation Date (Conferral): May 19, 2021

September 2021 Graduation Deadlines

  • Graduation Application: March 1, 2021 through June 13, 2021
  • Requirements Deadline: September 26, 2021
  • Graduation Date (Conferral): September 27, 2021

Fall 2021/January 2022 Graduation Deadlines

  • Graduation Application: July 5, 2021 through October 17, 2021
  • Requirements Deadline: January 23, 2022
  • Graduation Date (Conferral): January 24, 2022

May 2022 Graduation Deadlines

  • Graduation Application: November 1, 2021 through February 13, 2022
  • Requirements Deadline: May 17, 2022
  • Graduation Date (Conferral): May 18, 2022 (subject to change)

Please note: Students in the College of Dentistry, Stern School of Business (Graduate), School of Medicine, and School of Professional Studies (Non-Credit) should apply directly to their school.