Office of Student Affairs
SPS Graduate Convocation
DATE May 24, 2019
TIME 5PM–7PM EDT
LOCATION Radio City Music Hall
AUDIENCE students
COST $0
Contact Office of Student Affairs 212-998-7002
DATE May 24, 2019
TIME 5PM–7PM EDT
LOCATION Radio City Music Hall
AUDIENCE students
Contact Office of Student Affairs 212-998-7002
COST $0

We invite our students and their families to take part in our annual graduation ceremony.  Here we celebrate our students' achievements as they official move from student to alumn.

  

Event details are highlighted here along with all important information you need to know to get ready for our celebration. 

 

We look forward to seeing you at Radio City Music Hall on May 24!

Radio City Music Hall

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Radio City Music Hall 1260 6th Ave, New York, NY 10020 212.465.6000 Learn More Radio City Music Hall (Opens in a new tab)
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Location Name: Radio City Music Hall Location Address: 1260 6th Ave, New York, NY 10020 Location Phone Number: 212.465.6000 Learn More Radio City Music Hall (Opens in a new tab)

Schedule

  • Friday, May 24, 2019
  • Radio City Music Hall
  • 1260 6th Avenue (between 50th and 51st Streets)
  • Schedule:
    • 3:30 p.m. – Student seating opens
    • 4:00 p.m. – Guest seating opens
    • 5:00 p.m. – Ceremony begins
    • 7:00 p.m. – Ceremony concludes

 

Information for Graduation Candidates

Candidates who are scheduled to graduate in May must apply for graduation, using Albert, by Sunday, February 3, 2019 in order to receive an invitation. Please note that receipt of an invitation should not be considered official notice of graduation. Such notice must come from the Office of the University Registrar.

Graduation deadlines are established by Office of the University Registrar.

Invitations

Invitations will be emailed mid-March to your NYU email address.  If you do not receive your Convocation invitation by April 1, please contact the Office at sps.graduationevents@nyu.edu to verify your graduation status and email address.

Ordering Tickets

Each participating graduate and candidate for graduation is eligible to bring up to four guests and will be provided with four guest tickets. You will be able to reserve tickets online between March 15 and April 26.

Third-Party Academic Ticket Pick Up

If the degree candidate cannot pick up All University Commencement tickets in person, a third party may pick them up with the following documentation:

  • Degree candidate's NYU ID (actual ID or photocopy of both sides of ID card, including N# on reverse side).
  • Photo ID of the person picking up tickets. 
  • Third Party Pick-Up Authorization Form (form to be posted later) completed and printed.

If someone else is also picking up your academic attire, make two copies of these documents. One set will be collected as proof of third party ticket pick-up and will not be returned to you.

 

Please Note: Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. We encourage you to book your tickets early. You must bring your NYU ID to pick up your tickets and the ID will be swiped before you can claim your tickets. Tickets are not transferable.

Academic Attire Information

Graduates and degree candidates who wish to participate in the NYU School of Professional Studies Convocation and in the University Commencement ceremonies are required to wear academic attire. Academic attire rental orders can be placed from Monday, March 18 through Tuesday, April 16.

 

Academic attire will be available for pick up on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, May 14, 2019: 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. (on-time orders only)
  • Wednesday, May 15, 2019: 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. (on-time orders only)
  • Thursday, May 16, 2019: 11:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
  • Friday, May 17, 2019: 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
  • Monday, May 20, 2019: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 21, 2019: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

 

No attire will be distributed on Commencement Day, Wednesday, May 22.


Please Note
: Since the rented attire has been folded and placed in a bag for distribution, it is recommended that you pick it up in time to have it pressed before the ceremony.

Ordering Academic Attire

Academic attire rentals are offered by Herff Jones.  All transactions are made directly with the vendor.

 

Dean's Exception for the All-University Commencement and SPS Convocations

As approved by the University’s Deans Council, candidates for graduation who have up to two courses outstanding to complete their degrees may petition their school dean for eligibility to participate in the All-University Commencement and the SPS Convocations. The two courses must be completed by the end of the summer. Students with extenuating circumstances (for example, international students whose visas expire or who are subject to travel restrictions) will have their situations reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

 

To request a Dean’s Exception:

  • Obtain a Dean’s Exception form from your advisor.
  • Fill out and sign the form and return to your advisor. Make sure you receive a copy of the instructions.
  • Your advisor will submit the form to the Office of Student Affairs for approval. Once approved, the form will be returned to you at which time you will be able to order your tickets and your academic attire.
  • Dean’s Exceptions will not be able to order All-University Commencement tickets in advance, but must follow the in-person request procedure outlined on the Dean’s Exception form. They will be limited to two guest tickets.
  • Dean’s Exceptions will be able to order their SPS Convocation tickets, once they have received the approved Exception Form. They will receive four guest tickets.
  • The student must submit the completed and signed Dean’s Exception form when picking up his/her Commencement and SPS Convocation tickets at the Kimmel Center beginning Thursday, May 16.

 

Important Contacts

Convocation Ceremonies
sps.graduationevents@nyu.edu
NYU Office of Events
www.nyu.edu/commencement
Office of the University Registrar
registrar@nyu.edu
Office of Alumni Relations
nyusps.alumni@nyu.edu
NYU Photo Bureau
photo.bureau@nyu.edu