Commencement Ceremony Information
Spring Baccalaureate CeremonyThe Baccalaureate Ceremonies for Spring 2013 candidates will be held on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at Radio City Music Hall. You will have the option of being recognized at a morning ceremony beginning at 10:30 a.m., or, alternatively you may participate in an afternoon ceremony that will begin at 3:00 p.m. Both ceremonies will last approximately two hours. Seating is by reservation only. Once a ceremony has been booked to capacity, requests for tickets will be placed for the available alternative.
Invitation Eligibility Invitations for the
CAS Spring 2013 Baccalaureate are mailed to students who are candidates
to graduate in Spring 2013. Only those students who are enrolled in
classes in the Spring 2013 semester are guaranteed to participate in the
Spring 2013 ceremony. Invitations will be mailed in early April to the
permanent and local addresses on record. Please note: if you have moved
or your permanent address has changed, you must inform the University
Registrar as soon as possible. May candidates must have applied for
graduation using Albert, by February 8 in order to receive an
If you do not receive your invitation, please verify your address at the University Registrar's Office located on the 1st Floor at 25 W. 4th Street.
Please visit the Registrar's Website for information regarding graduation application deadlines.
Tickets must be ordered on this website from
Monday, March 25 until Monday, April 22. Beginning on Monday, March 25
there will be a link on the main page that will direct students to the
ticket ordering site.
PLEASE NOTE: Each student will be able to order a maximum of four (4) guest tickets online, not including the student's own ticket. An email confirmation will be sent once an order has been received.
Once the deadline to pick up tickets has passed, IF there are any additional unclaimed guest tickets, they will be put into a lottery for those students who desire more than their allotted four. There is no guarantee that there will be a lottery, but if there are unclaimed tickets and a lottery is held, students may enter for up to two additional guest tickets. In the event that a lottery is held, the odds of winning will depend upon the number of lottery participants, the number of unclaimed tickets that go into the pool, and the number of tickets each participant requests.
Ticket Pick-UpTickets must be picked up at the College Cafe, 9th floor of Silver Center:
Thursday, May 9 - 10 AM - 7 PM
Friday, May 10 - 10 AM - 4 PM
Monday, May 13 - 10 AM - 7 PM
Tuesday, May 14 - 10 AM - 7 PM
Wednesday, May 15 - 10 AM - 4 PM
All tickets must be picked up in person by the candidate. If, however, the degree candidate cannot pick up tickets at the times allotted, another student may pick up the tickets provided the following documentation is presented:
- Photocopy of the student's ID card
- Photo ID of self (person picking up the tickets)
- Signed letter or email from the degree candidate authorizing pick-up
For more information about how to order your academic attire for this Ceremony, please see http://www.nyu.edu/life/events-traditions/commencement/academic-attire.html
candidates should contact the Henry and Lucy Moses Center for Students
with Disabilities, (212) 998-4980 (voice/TDD), to discuss any special
arrangements that might be necessary.
Students and Guests with Special Needs
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have a guest with special needs. Radio City Music Hall is wheelchair accessible and accommodations are in place for patrons who have limited mobility and/or visual impairments and/or are deaf or hard of hearing.
For more information about the NYU all-University Commencement including how to order tickets for this Ceremony, please see www.nyu.edu/commencement.
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