Student Affairs

Convocation and All University Commencement 2014


Congratulations on your forthcoming graduation! We offer several opportunities to celebrate this special occasion.  Review the information below to learn more about each event.  We are delighted to announce that our distinguished alumna, Sherrilyn Ifill '87, will be our Convocation speaker!  For more information about Ms. Ifill, click here.

For a PDFs reflecting the information in Convocation emails previously sent, select one of the dates below:
October 7, 2013-Applying for Graduation via Albert; December 20, 2013-1st Convocation Announcement
January 31, 2014-2nd Convocation Announcement; February 10, 2014-3rd Convocation Announcement and Note on ordering Academic Attire; February 28, 2014-4th Convocaiton Announcement; March 7, 2014-5th Convocation Announcement; March 31, 2014-6th Convocation Announcement REVISED; April 16, 2014-7th Convocation Announcement-Student Speakers Announced.

Mark Your Calendars:

May 20, 2014

JDs, LLMs, JSDs, faculty, administrators, and guests are cordially invited to this annual celebration for graduating students.  The Barristers' Ball is the Law School's opportunity to acknowledge you in an intimate and elegant setting for the contributions you have made to our community.

May 21, 2014

The schools and colleges of New York University join together in celebrating one Commencement ceremony each year.  The ceremony, to be held at Yankee Stadium this year, includes a presidential address, an undergraduate and graduate student speaker, the awarding of honorary degrees to a number of distinguished individuals, and the conferring of degrees and certificates.  The program concludes with the ceremonial passing of the torch. For more information about Commencement click here.

May 22, 2014

Convocation captures New York University School of Law's spirit as we celebrate the graduating class of 2014.  All JD, LLM, and JSD candidates* are eligible to join us on Thursday, May 22, 2014, The Theater at Madison Square Garden.  Each graduating candidate is eligible to request up to five guest tickets.  Click on the Graduation Check List which has several important deadlines and contacts to note for this event including; RSVP to Convocation, request tickets, order attire, and request photo proofs online.  Check your NYU Home account regularly for important announcements regarding Convocation.

May 22, 2014

The Post Convocation Reception is held for graduates, families, and friends at the Law School directly following Convocation.  Refreshments and live music will be available in Furman Hall and Vanderbilt Hall.

*Convocation information and procedures pertain to all students who anticipate completing their law degree in May 2014 and those who would have already completed their degree in September 2013 or January 2014.

Order your Class Ring!
Herff Jones Representatives will be available at the Main NYU Bookstore to take your "Class of 2014" Class Ring Orders.

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