FAQs for Stern's 2020 Virtual Celebrations

NYU Stern Undergraduate Class of 2020
NYU Stern Graduate Class of 2020

NYU Stern Undergraduate Class of 2020

When and where will Stern’s in-person Undergraduate Class of 2020 celebration take place?

The date and location of the in-person celebration for Stern’s Baccalaureate Ceremony for the Class of 2020 will be determined once health and government restrictions are loosened and the School is advised that it is safe to gather in large groups. In partnership with student leadership, the administration will develop the event details more fully and inform the Stern community with as much time as possible to make the necessary travel arrangements. 

Will there be a ceremony for Stern’s Undergraduate Class of 2020 on May 22, 2020?

While we regret that we will be unable to host an in-person Baccalaureate Ceremony on Friday, May 22, 2020, the School is moving forward with a virtual celebration to collectively mark the moment and recognize Stern’s remarkable Class of 2020. The “Undergraduate Class of 2020 Celebration” will take place at 10:00 AM (EDT) on May 22 . Please tune in at www.stern.nyu.edu/graduation to join the celebration, which will feature messages from the dean, student speaker, keynote speaker, and others, as well as a tribute video and individual digital recognition for the graduates.

Will my friends and family be able to view the Virtual Celebration? Is there a limit to the number of guests who can tune in?

Please share the virtual ceremony page with your friends and family -- especially those who have supported you throughout your degree program at NYU Stern. One benefit of a virtual celebration is that we have no limit to the number of seats, and we welcome all those who want to join the School's faculty and administration in our recognition of Stern's historic and remarkable Class of 2020! Guests can tune in at www.stern.nyu.edu/graduation at 10:00 AM (EDT) on May 22.  

I’m unable to tune in at 10:00 am (EDT) on May 22 for the Virtual Celebration. Can I watch the celebration before or after this date/time?

The Virtual Celebration will take place at 10:00 AM (EDT) on May 22. While the program won’t be available before this date/time, you’re welcome to watch it anytime after 10:00 AM (EDT) on May 22 at www.stern.nyu.edu/graduation.

Where can I learn more about NYU’s postponed All-University Commencement?

Please visit NYU’s Commencement website for up-to-date information on the University’s plans to schedule its commencement ceremonies. The University has also put together a detailed list of FAQs for students. 

Who do I contact if I am experiencing technical difficulties on the Class of 2020 celebration webpages?

If you experience issues or need technical support, please contact NYU Stern's Helpdesk at 212-998-0180 or helpdesk@stern.nyu.edu

Who do I contact if my NYU cap and tassel gift package that I ordered is missing?

If you ordered your cap and tassel gift package by May 8, it has been shipped out to you. Orders placed after May 8 may still be in process. If you experience any issues with your gift packages, please contact commencement@nyu.edu.

What do I wear to the Graduate Class of 2020 Celebration?

Since you won't be on camera, please feel free to wear what feels right to you and gets you in the spirit. If you have placed an order for and have already received your cap and tassel, please feel free to wear them!


NYU Stern Graduate Class of 2020

When and where will Stern’s in-person Graduate Class of 2020 celebration take place?

The date and location of the in-person celebration for Stern’s Graduate Class of 2020 will be determined once health and government restrictions are loosened and the School is advised that it is safe to gather in large groups. In partnership with student leadership, the administration will develop the event details more fully and inform the Stern community with as much time as possible to make the necessary travel arrangements. 

Will there be a ceremony for Stern’s Graduate Class of 2020 on May 22, 2020?

While we regret that we will be unable to host an in-person Graduate Convocation ceremony on Friday, May 22, 2020, the School is moving forward with a virtual celebration to collectively mark the moment and recognize Stern’s remarkable Graduate Class of 2020. The “Graduate Class of 2020 Celebration” will take place at 3:00pm (ET) on May 22 . You can access the celebration page up to 30 minutes before the scheduled start time. Be sure to tune in at least 5-10 minutes early for some fun “pre-show” content supplied by you and your fellow graduates. Please tune in at www.stern.nyu.edu/graduation to join the celebration, which will feature messages from students, the dean and others, as well as music and individual recognition for Stern graduates.

Will my friends and family be able to view the virtual Graduate Class of 2020 Celebration? Is there a limit to the number of guests who can tune in?

Please share the virtual ceremony page with your friends and family -- especially those who have supported you throughout your degree program at NYU Stern. One benefit of a virtual celebration is that we have no limit to the number of seats, and we welcome all those who want to join the School's faculty and administration in our recognition of Stern's historic and remarkable Class of 2020! Guests can tune in at www.stern.nyu.edu/graduation at 3:00pm (ET) on May 22.  

I’m unable to tune in at 3:00pm (ET) on May 22 for the Graduate Class of 2020 Celebration. Can I watch the celebration before or after this date/time?

The Graduate Class of 2020 Celebration will take place at 3:00pm (ET) on May 22. While the program won’t be available before this date/time, you’re welcome to watch it anytime after 3:00pm (ET) on May 22 at www.stern.nyu.edu/graduation.

Where can I learn more about NYU’s postponed All-University Commencement?

Please visit NYU’s Commencement website for up-to-date information on the University’s plans to schedule its commencement ceremonies. The University has also put together a detailed list of FAQs for students.

Who do I contact if I need accessibility accommodations for Stern's Graduate Class of 2020 Celebration?

NYU provides reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities. Requests for accommodations for events and services should be submitted at least two weeks before the date of the accommodation need. Please email paffairs@stern.nyu.edu for assistance.

Which degree programs are recognized as part of the Graduate Class of 2020 Celebration?

Stern's Graduate Class of 2020 Celebration will recognize graduates from the following degree programs: Andre Koo Tech MBA, BS/MS in Certified Public Accounting, Fashion & Luxury MBA, Two-Year Full-time MBA, Langone Part-time MBA and MS in Accounting.  

For graduates from NYU Stern's Executive Programs, including Executive MBA-NY, Executive MBA-DC, MS in Business Analytics, MS in Global Finance, MS in Risk Management and TRIUM Executive MBA, please contact your respective program manager for graduation-related details planned for August 1, 2020. 

Who do I contact if I am experiencing technical difficulties on the Class of 2020 celebration webpages?

If you experience issues or need technical support, please contact NYU Stern's Helpdesk at 212-998-0180 or helpdesk@stern.nyu.edu

Who do I contact if my NYU cap and tassel gift package that I ordered is missing?

If you ordered your cap and tassel gift package by May 8, it has been shipped out to you. Orders placed after May 8 may still be in process. If you experience any issues with your gift packages, please contact commencement@nyu.edu.

What do I wear to the Graduate Class of 2020 Celebration?

Since you won't be on camera, please feel free to wear what feels right to you and gets you in the spirit. If you have placed an order for and have already received your cap and tassel, please feel free to wear them!