Class of 2019

NYU Abu Dhabi's 6th Commencement ceremony will be held on May 27, 2019 at the NYUAD campus on Saadiyat Island.

Important Dates

May 24, 2019

Suggested arrival day for Commencement guests

May 24 to May 27, 2019

Ma’a Salama Program for families and guests

May 27, 2019

2019 Commencement Ceremony at NYU Abu Dhabi campus, 8:30pm

Event Details

NYU Abu Dhabi’s sixth Commencement ceremony will take place on May 27, 2019 at the University’s campus on Saadiyat Island. Doors open at 7:45pm and the ceremony will begin promptly at 8:30pm.


Guests who wish to drive to campus can self park in the under ground car parking. Please use the East Side Car Park Entrance and park in B1 (Basement 1).

Live Streaming

The 2019 Commencement will be live streamed on NYU Abu Dhabi’s website. Details about how to view the live stream will be available closer to the date.

Guest Travel and Accommodation 

Please note that aside from those guests receiving Guest Travel Assistance from the University, NYU Abu Dhabi is unable to provide travel assistance or on-campus accommodations to families and guests.

Guests are welcome to use our partner travel agency, Nirvana Travel. Please contact Nirvana Travel at

We encourage guests to explore any of the nearby hotel options, which often offer discounted room rates or promotions during the summer months.