Applying for Graduation

By the beginning of your final semester you should apply for graduation. Also, take note of the official deadlines to apply and other requirements below.
To apply:

  • Log in to NYU Albert

  • Select your academic program

  • Select the term you expect to graduate. Note: If there are no terms available, you are not eligible to apply, or you have already applied.

  • Verify your information and submit your application

Once you have applied, you can check your application status in NYU Albert by clicking the “View My Graduation Status” under Academics.

Graduation Deadlines and Requirements

You must apply for graduation by the deadline listed below in order to be considered as a candidate.

You should also verify or update your expected date of graduation on NYU Albert. You can find this in the Academics section under "Graduation".
You won’t be able to update your expected graduation term after you apply for graduation, which could impact your student record and financial aid. You can verify or update your expected date of graduation on NYU Albert in the Academics section under "Graduation".

In addition to your application deadline, you will have to meet the requirements deadline. All requirements associated with your graduation status must be satisfied by this date.
If you do not meet your requirements before the deadline, you will have to reapply for graduation in the next term.


Graduation Timeline

Students may officially graduate in September, January, or May. 

For PhD students, please refer to NYU’s graduation timeline.


January 2024 (Fall 2023 & J-term 2024) Graduation Deadlines 

  • Graduation Application: July 1, 2023 through October 15, 2023
  • Requirements Deadline: January 22, 2024
  • Graduation Date (Conferral): January 24, 2024

May 2024 (Spring 2024) Graduation Deadlines

  • Graduation Application: November 1, 2023 through February 15, 2024
  • Requirements Deadline: May 17, 2024
  • Graduation Date (Conferral): May 19, 2024


September 2024 (Summer 2024) Graduation Deadlines 

  • Graduation Application: March 1, 2024 through June 15, 2024
  • Requirements Deadline: September 3, 2024
  • Graduation Date (Conferral): September 4, 2024