Watch the 2022 Commencement

Commencement 2022

Thursday, May 26, 2022 8:22 p.m. CST




NYU Shanghai will be honoring the Class of 2019 in a commencement ceremony at the Shanghai Oriental Art Center on May 30, from 2:00 to 4:30 PM. 


Check out our Graduate Checklist to make sure you are staying on track. Meanwhile, families and guests will find useful information about booking travel and planning their trip here


Class of 2019 students will also receive regular email updates about getting ready for graduation.


Important Dates



May 29 | Dean's Morning Tea

May 29 | Graduation Performance & Lighting of the Pearl Tower

May 30 | Commencement Ceremony


For a detailed schedule of events, see the Family and Guests page.


More About the Ceremony


NYU Shanghai will be celebrating the achievements of the Class of 2022 through a virtual commencement ceremony on May 26, live-streamed at 8:22pm (20:22!) China Standard Time.


Meet the Seniors
Meet some of the members of the graduating class of 2022.