Student Affairs


Convocation will be held on Thursday, May 19, 2016.

The Beacon Theatre
2124 Broadway (between West 74th and West 75th Streets)
New York, NY 10023

JD Ceremony
9:30 a.m. Students and guests arrive
10:15 a.m. Guests must be seated
10:30 a.m. Ceremony begins
1:30 p.m. Approximate end of ceremony
LLM & JSD Ceremony
2:30 p.m. Students and guests arrive
3:15 p.m. Guests must be seated
3:30 p.m. Ceremony begins
6:30 p.m. Approximate end of ceremony

Convocation celebrates the graduating class of 2016. All JD and LLM/JSD candidates* are eligible to join us on May 19, 2016 at The Beacon Theatre. PLEASE NOTE: The Beacon Theatre doors will close PROMPTLY at 10:20 a.m. for the JD Ceremony, and 3:20 p.m. for the LLM/JSD Ceremony. Guests who arrive after the respective times will be permitted to enter the theater AFTER the procession has concluded. No Exceptions.

Directions to Beacon Theatre

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*Convocation information and procedures pertain to all students who anticipate completing their law degree in May 2016 and those who have already completed their degree in September 2015 or January 2016. Each graduating candidate is eligible to request up to four guest tickets when they RSVP to attend the Law School Convocation. There are several important deadlines and contacts for this event. To find out about them, please refer to the Graduation Checklist.

For information about the ceremony, please contact the Office of Student Affairs at

Last Modified 10/8/15