Petition to Participate in Graduation, Graduate

September 2024 degree candidates may petition to participate in the NYU Commencement and Gallatin Graduation ceremonies held in May 2024. Petitions will be granted if the criteria listed below are met. If criteria cannot be met, students will be welcome to participate in the ceremonies held in May 2025, once degree requirements are completed.

Please note that Petition to Participate submissions must be made no later than April 15, 2024.

MA Student Petitions will be granted if the following criteria are met by April 15, 2024:

  • Student has completed and submitted the form below.
  • Student has obtained an email from their adviser confirming that the student will be prepared to defend the thesis before the September 8, 2024 deadline. This email should be submitted to the Administrative Director of the MA Program, no later than April 15, 2024.
  • Student has updated their application for graduation on Albert to September 2024.  
  • Student has registered for either MA Thesis II or Thesis Advisement during the Summer 2024 term.