Academic and Faculty Affairs
SPS Undergraduate Convocation
DATE May 20, 2022
TIME 10:30AM–12:30PM EDT
LOCATION Manhattan Center
AUDIENCE students
COST $0
Contact Office of Student Affairs 212.998.7002
DATE May 20, 2022
TIME 10:30AM–12:30PM EDT
LOCATION Manhattan Center
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. 

This event is for the graduates of the Class of 2022; all students who have completed or will complete their degree requirements following these terms:

  • Summer 2021 (September 2021 graduates)
  • Fall 2021/J-term 2022 (January 2022 graduates)
  • Spring 2022 (May 2022 candidates) 
  • Summer 2022 (September 2022 candidates - eligible Dean's Exceptions)

We look forward to seeing you at Manhattan Center on Friday, May 20!

 

 

SPS Undergraduate Convocation

Location
Manhattan Center, Hammerstein Ballroom 311 West 34 Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues) 212.998.7002 Learn More Manhattan Center, Hammerstein Ballroom (Opens in a new tab)
Location
Location Name: Manhattan Center, Hammerstein Ballroom Location Address: 311 West 34 Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues) Location Phone Number: 212.998.7002 Learn More Manhattan Center, Hammerstein Ballroom (Opens in a new tab)

Schedule

  • 9:30 a.m. –Doors Open
  • 10:30 a.m. – Ceremony Begins
  • 12:30 p.m. – Ceremony Concludes

 

Please note:  All members of the NYU community, including graduates and their guests are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and, if eligible, have received a booster shot (per CDC criteria) to attend the SPS Graduate Convocation at Radio City Music Hall. Graduates and their guests should be able to produce proof of compliance if requested. 

 

Vaccination Policy and Public Health Protocols

All members of the NYU community, including graduates and their guests are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and, if eligible, have received a booster shot (per CDC criteria) to attend the SPS Undergraduate Convocation at Manhanttan Center. Graduates and their guests should be able to produce proof of compliance if requested. 

Please note: Manhattan Center requires that all arriving patrons, 5 years of age and older, be prepared to show proof of full vaccination in order to be admitted. 

Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult who must show proof that the child has in fact been fully vaccinated. Evidence of a recent negative COVID test alone in the absence of evidence of full vaccination cannot be accepted to allow admission.

Information for Graduation Candidates

Candidates who are scheduled to graduate in May must apply for graduation, using Albert, by February 13, 2022 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.

Information for Graduation Candidates


Invitations will be emailed in late 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 through April 22, 2022.

 

Vaccination Policy and Public Health Protocols

As a vaccinated university community, all NYU Commencement, NYU SPS Convocations, and Grad Alley attendees– graduates and their guests – must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and, if eligible, have received a booster shot. You and your guests should be able to produce proof of compliance if requested. Additional details are available for guests under age 5 and those requiring medical or religious exemptions.

Candidates must attest to compliance with this vaccination policy when ordering their Commencement and Convocation tickets.

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 orders can be placed through Friday, April 8, 2022.

We recommend that you have academic attire shipped directly to your house.

Ordering Academic Attire

A full academic attire set consists of a gown, tassel, and cap (mortarboard). Academic attire is required for all candidates and graduates attending the graduation ceremonies.

Dean's Exception for University Commencement and SPS Convocation

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:

  • Review your degree requirements with your academic advisor to ensure you meet the eligibilty requirements.
  • Complete the request form below. 
  • Once approved you will receive separate communications regarding next steps for both the all-University commencent and the NYU SPS Convocation. 

Additional information: 

  • Dean’s Exceptions will be limited to two guest tickets for the All-University Commencement Excercises.
  • Dean’s Exceptions will be able to order their SPS Convocation upon approval and will receive four guest tickets.

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