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Commencement is an important ceremony that celebrates the enormous achievements of our graduates.


Watch our May 2017 graduation ceremony at Riverside Church

The MSM Commencement ceremony (recorded video stream above) takes place each year in the spectacular Riverside Church, and is followed by a reception at MSM in the Ades Performance Space.  The  School bestows a number of honorary doctorates, and features musical performances by graduating students.

Come back for information on our upcoming ceremony in May 2018!


Office of Student Engagement

Additional Information

Please click to view the Student Information Letter  and the Student Graduation Guide.

For directions on getting to the school and the ceremony, please refer to the travel guide.

For information on parking and garages in the area, please refer to the area parking guide.

For information on area accommodations, please refer to our list of area hotels.

If you’d like to order flowers for your graduate we have compiled a list of area florists.

If you’d like to make dinner reservations for the evening, we have compiled a list of eateries.

If you are looking for fun things to do in around NYC during the weekend of Commencement, a list of activities will be available here in mid-April 2018.