Congratulations on all your achievement during your undergraduate career! Senior year can be a very busy time for most students, and is filled with the capstone project, senior thesis, graduate school application, internship, and commencement. It is very important for students to check their degree progress reports and make sure they have completed all graduation requirements.
Required Course(s): Some majors require students to take a one-semester or two-semesters capstone course(s).
Thesis Requirement: All students are required to complete a minimum 15-page thesis paper or equivalent to fulfilling the graduation requirements. Some students may complete the thesis requirement through the required one or two-semester capstone course(s) for their major(s).
Graduating seniors (Spring and Summer): 5 pm, Friday, February 11 (Shanghai time). Request(s) submitted after this deadline will be denied.
Graduating seniors (Fall and J-term): The deadline for posting a minor is November 1st. Posting request(s) submitted after this deadline will be denied.
Graduating seniors (Spring and Summer): The deadline for posting a minor is 5 pm, Friday, February 11 (Shanghai time). Posting request(s) submitted after this deadline will be denied.
Last Semester Shanghai Residency Requirement: To be considered in "residence," students must be registered in courses on the NYU Shanghai campus. Therefore, students cannot choose to study away in their last semester.
Students may officially graduate in September, January, or May. Students can march in May if you are within 16 credits of the required 128 to graduate. By the time you apply for graduation, you must complete all degree requirements. Learn more about the timeline for graduation application and diplomas.
NYU Shanghai hosts commencement in May each year. Congratulations, graduates! More information about commencement.
Questions? Contact Registrar’s Office at firstname.lastname@example.org about graduation requirements and diplomas. Contact Commencement Organizing Committee at email@example.com about the ceremony.