NYU Stern Graduate Class of 2021 Frequently Asked Questions

Will there be a ceremony for Stern’s Graduate Class of 2021 on May 20, 2021?

Stern's Graduate Class of 2021 Celebration, an online event, will take place at 11:00am (ET) on May 20. You can access the virtual 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 this year’s graduates. The celebration 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 2021 Celebration? Is there a limit to the number of guests who can tune in?

Please share the virtual celebration 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 remarkable Class of 2021!

I’m unable to tune in at 11:00am (ET) on May 20 for the Graduate Class of 2021 Celebration. Can I watch the celebration before or after this date/time?

Stern’s Graduate Class of 2021 Celebration will take place at 11:00am (ET) on May 20. To help accommodate our graduates and their guests around the world, we are also making the entire program available for viewing after the initial “debut” for a limited time; watch it here

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

Please visit NYU’s Commencement website for up-to-date information. Read NYU’s FAQs.

Who do I contact if I need accessibility accommodations for Stern's Graduate Class of 2021 Celebration?

NYU provides reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities given sufficient advance notice. Requests for accommodations for events and services should be submitted as early as possible. Please email paffairs@stern.nyu.edu for assistance.

Which degree programs are recognized as part of the Graduate Class of 2021 Celebration?

Stern's Graduate Class of 2021 Celebration will recognize graduates from the following degree programs: BS/MS in Certified Public Accounting, Two-Year Full-time MBA, Langone Part-time MBA, MS in Accounting and MS in Quantitative Management.

Who do I contact if I am experiencing technical difficulties on the Class of 2021 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 Commencement Gift Box that I ordered is missing?

Please see NYU’s Commencement Gift Box site for more details and ordering information. 

What do I wear to Stern’s Graduate Class of 2021 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!

When and where will Stern’s in-person Graduate Class of 2021 celebration take place?

The date and location of the in-person celebration for Stern’s Graduate Class of 2021 will be determined once it is deemed safe to do so. In partnership with members of the graduating class, 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.