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
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
- Subway: Take the No. 1, 2, or 3 train to West 72nd Street, and walk two blocks north on Broadway Avenue. Alternatively, take the B or C train to West 72nd Street/Central Park West, and walk three blocks west (which will leave you on Broadway Avenue), then walk two blocks north.
- Parking: There are several parking garages in the vicinity of the Beacon Theatre. Champion Parking, Enterprise Parking Systems, Garage Management Company-Laureate Parking, Icon Parking Systems
- Hotels: There are hundreds of places to stay on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, each with their own price range. Hotel Beacon, Hotel Belleclaire, NYLO New York City, Park 79 Hotel are a few options. For suggested hotel and travel accomodations, click here.
For the Beacon Theatre website, click here.
*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.
Last Modified 10/8/15