New York School of Interior Design’s Commencement Ceremony will be held on

Thursday, May 23 at 11 AM

92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10128


Path to finishing your degree

Meet with your advisor. Clear all financial holds. Return all Library books. Apply to graduate.

Commencement Week Events

Commencement Information

Email Communication

All commencement communication will come from For questions or concerns related to commencement matters, please contact Office of External Relations, 212-472-1500, ext. 405 or


This is a ticketed event. An email regarding securing tickets will be sent to you in March. Graduating students are eligible to request a maximum of five tickets. We ask that you request only the number of tickets that you will actually use. You as the graduating student do not need a ticket. Ticketing is general admission for families and friends. Families and friends can arrive at at 10:30AM to enter the auditorium. NYSID students who are not graduating are welcome to attend; an email will go out to non graduating students in March for a ticket lottery. Balloons will not be allowed in the venue.

Graduating students must apply for graduation by March 1, 2019. Following its completion and confirmation, you will receive a message sent to the email provided in the Graduation Candidacy and Diploma Form with information regarding ticket pickup and reservation.

Robes and Academic Regalia

Graduating students are required to wear academic regalia and robes to attend commencement. Graduates can purchase their robes here. Robes and academic regalia must be purchased by Friday, April 19, 2019. Academic regalia will not be available for purchase at NYSID or commencement ceremony location.


Diploma Information

Diplomas are not distributed during the commencement ceremony and will be mailed to students approximately two months from the date of graduation. Diplomas are mailed to the address indicated in the Graduation Candidacy and Diploma Form. If you need to change the address where your diploma will be sent, please email

Diplomas will not be sent to students with holds. All financial obligations must be settled with the Bursar’s Office and books borrowed from the Library must be returned.