Platform Party Information

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

Convocation:  Thursday, May 21, 2015
                              Beacon Theatre
                              2124 Broadway (between 74th and 75th Streets)
                              New York, NY 10023

Platform Party Arrival:  Citrus Restaurant
                                             320 Amsterdam Avenue at West 75th Street
                                             New York, NY 10023
                                             JD Ceremony at 9:30 a.m.
                                             LLM and JSD Ceremony at 2:00 p.m.

Processional Line-Up:  JD Ceremony at 10:15 a.m.
                                           LLM and JSD Ceremony at 3:15 p.m.

Ceremony Length:  Approximate length of ceremonies
                                    JD ceremony 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
                                    LLM and JSD Ceremony 3:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Upon arrival at Citrus Restaurant an NYU staff member will greet you and give you directions for the processional.  A light breakfast will be available.  Citrus Resturant is located directly across from the Beacon Theatre.

Robing will take place in Citrus Restaurant.  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 at Citrus during the Ceremony.  Please note that following the ceremony, you will be responsible for returning your academic attire to Citrus.

The Law School photographer will be in Citrus 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. for the JD Ceremony and 3:15 p.m. for the LLM/JSD Ceremony.  At Approximately 10:35 a.m. and 3:35 p.m. respectively, you will be escorted by an NYU staff member from Citrus Restaurant to the back of Beacon Theatre and wait until the student processional is completed before processing into the Theatre.

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, please contact the Office of Student Affairs at or (212) 998-6658.

Last Modified 11/3/14