The School of Engineering will honor the Class of 2014 at its 159th Commencement Exercises on:

Friday, May 23, 2014

10:00 a.m.
Barclays Center

Brooklyn, NY

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Watch the video from the 2013 Commencement

Registration is Currently Open

To open registration access, please select "enter promotional code" and enter the last six digits of your Poly ID (example: "0123456" should be entered as "123456" without the leading "0"), apply and register. Only one registration per candidate. You will select your ticket requests within the registration form. The "event date" in the registration refers to when you will pick up your tickets and attire.

Graduating candidates will receive up to eight*** guest tickets for the ceremony at Barclays Center. Graduates will enter the ceremony in procession and will be individually announced as they walk the stage.

***Total number of guest tickets distributed will be based on the total amount requested versus the space availability of the venue. The School of Engineering reserves the right to limit the amount of guest tickets distributed.

Please note: Diplomas are not distributed at commencement; and you do not have to attend commencement in order to recieve them. Diplomas are printed twice a year, typically within eight weeks from the degree conferral date. Degree recipients are emailed after conferral with diploma mailing/pickup information. Please contact the Registrar's Office for any questions about your diploma.

You may also participate in NYU’s All University Commencement, which will be held on Wednesday, May 21, at Yankee Stadium. 2014 will mark the first year that our students will be participating in the All Univeristy Commencement as an official school of NYU. As such, you will receive three guest tickets and one candidate ticket for yourself. For your convenience, we will continue to distribute all ticket and attire orders at the Brooklyn Campus. You will also be able to register for both ceremonies right here (above). Registration will open in early March.


Commencement 2014 is open to all January 2014 graduates and May 2014 candidates only. Students must first apply for their degree through the Registrar's Office. Registration for commencement will open after the Registrar's Spring 2014 degree application deadline.

There is a Dean’s Exception for the All University Commencement whereby graduation candidates who have no more than two courses (one course for graduate students) outstanding to complete their degrees may petition their school’s Academic Dean for eligibility to participate as long as these courses are completed by the end of the summer. For more information, including the Dean's Exception, please refer to the NYU Commencement Eligibility Policy. Dean’s Exception Forms will be available to School of Engineering students at the Office of Undergraduate/Graduate Academics Office (RH 216) each spring semester.


Online attires orders are now closed. If you have not yet ordered attire, you may do so in person at the Ticket and Attire Distrubituion on May 8th. (Please note, you must have already ordered registered and requested tickets by the deadline in order to purchase late order attire - late order fees will apply)

Please note: Academic attire is mandatory to wear at both commencement ceremonies. The attire will be rental gowns to align with other NYU schools. Please return the rented attire AFTER the ceremony at Barclays Center.

To order attire, please visit Herff Jones online. (Search for "New York University," then select "May 2014 Ceremony," and option "Poly School of Engineering."

You may also order attire, in person, at the March 25th Grad Fair in the Regna Lounge. (Cash Only for in-person orders)

All School of Engineering academic attire, either ordered online or at the Grad Fair, will be available for pickup, in Brooklyn, at the Regna Lounge for the May 8 ticket and attire distribution.


February 7, 2014: May Graduation Application Deadline (Registrar's Office)

February 10, 2014: Pick up a Class of 2014 Pennant at Spring Club Fest in the Regna Lounge

March 3, 2014: Registration Opens for the 2013 Commencement Ceremony

March 25, 2014, 2 p.m. - 7 p.m.: Join Us at the 2014 Graduation Fair

A convenient, one-stop event, the Grad Fair allows you to take care of your commencement needs in person. Order your attire (Cash Only for in-person orders) or sit for a graduate photo portrait—just visit Regna Lounge on Tuesday, March 25, any time between noon and 7:00 p.m.

April 10, 2014: Commencement Registration and Online Attire Orders CLOSED

May 8, 2014, Noon - 7 p.m.: Ticket and Attire Distribution

Tickets and pre-ordered attire will be distributed on Thursday, May 8, at Regna Lounge on the Brooklyn campus between Noon and 7 p.m.

If you cannot pick up your tickets and attire in person, you may designate a substitute. See this form for more information.  Please sign the form and have your substitute bring a copy to the distribution with them.

May 20: NYU Grad Alley

May 21: All NYU Commencement Ceremony at Yankee Stadium

May 22: Toast '14

May 23: the School of Engineering Commencement Ceremonies at Barclays Center

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