In order to graduate in a specific semester, you must apply for graduation through the University Registrar within the application deadline period.
September 2015 candidates may petition to participate in the NYU Commencement and Gallatin Graduation ceremonies in May 2015 if they meet the criteria below.
To participate in the ceremonies, students must submit the petition form no later than April 15, 2015. B.A. students should submit the Petition to March at Graduation for Undergraduate Students and M.A. students should submit the Petition to March at Graduation for Graduate Students.
Candidates who will not complete their degree requirements by the September 2015 deadline set by the Office of the Registrar, may not petition to attend the May 2015 ceremonies. They will be invited to march in the May 2016 ceremonies.