The 113th Juilliard School Commencement Exercises will take place at 11am on Friday, May 18, 2018, in Alice Tully Hall.

Juilliard welcomes family members and guests to Commencement. However, tickets to Commencement are very limited. Each graduating student participating in the ceremony will receive two tickets; doctoral candidates are entitled to four tickets. Graduating students will receive their tickets when they submit their cap and gown forms in mid-March. Students who adhere to commencement requirements and deadlines will be able to enter into a ticket lottery for the chance of obtaining one additional ticket. The ticket lottery takes place in late March. Please be advised, tickets to the ceremony are not available for purchase.

There will be a standby line to get into the ceremony on the morning of Commencement. Additionally, the ceremony will be livestreamed on the Juilliard web site to anyone who wishes to watch from home. To view the live stream, please visit

Accessible seating tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Juilliard will make every effort to accommodate parents and guests without accessible seating tickets on the morning of Commencement, however accessible seating is limited and advanced planning is strongly encouraged.  Please note that the livestream on the Juilliard website will be closed-captioned. Should you or a guest require captions at the ceremony, please contact the Office of Academic Support and Disability Services at Additional questions regarding accessibility accommodation needs for Commencement events should be directed to

Detailed information about Commencement will be emailed to all graduating students in late February. Students who cannot find this information should email the Registrar's Office at


Last Updated Friday, Mar. 02, 2018, 02:36PM