Platform Party Information

Read the information below to familiarize yourself with the program for the day.

Convocation:  Thursday, May TBD, 2015
                              The Theater at Madison Square Garden
                              4 Penn Plaza (on 7th Avenue, between West 31st to 33rd Streets)

Ceremony Length:  10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (approximate length of ceremony)

Platform Party Arrival:  The Grill Room at Madison Square Garden
                                                    9:00 a.m.

Upon arrival at the Grill Room an NYU staff member will greet you and give you directions for the processional.  A light breakfast will be available.  The Grill Room is located inside Madison Square Garden and there is an escalator that will take you directly to the room.

Robing will take place in thr Grill Room.  We have arranged to have the academic attire that was ordered for you pressed and delivered.  It will be distributed to you when you arrive.  Coat check will be provided so you can leave your belongings in the Grill Room.  Please note that following the ceremony, you will be responsible for returning your academic attire to the grill room.

The Law School photographer will be in the Grill Room to photograph the platform party, special guests, trustees, donors and students.

All members of the platform party will begin lining up at 10:15 a.m.  You will be escorted by an NYU staff member from the Grill Room to the stage area and wait until the student processional is complete before processing into the Theater.

There will be a formal recessional at the end of Convocation.  Please plan on staying for the entire program and participating in the recessional.  You will be cued by an NYU staff member to begin the recessional.

For questions about the Convocation ceremony, pleas contact the Office of Student Affairs at or (212) 998-6658.

Last Modified 7/28/14