Congrats
Class of 2020

You did it! We can’t wait to see the ways you will use your New School education to address the challenges of our time and help make the world more innovative, beautiful, and just. Before you move on to the next steps in your journey, we are thrilled to take this moment to recognize and celebrate the Class of 2020 for its remarkable accomplishments.

We welcome our graduates, their families and friends, and everyone who supported them along the way to share this day with us.

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Missed the 2020 Virtual Commencement livestream? Relive the moment here:

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Hosted by Olivia Battle, MFA ’20, and Covi Brannan, BFA ’19, MA ’20

Ceremony
Schedule

11:00 a.m. Pre-show Begins

  • Graduating student photo collage

11:30 a.m. Ceremony Begins

  • President McBride’s Opening Remarks
  • College of Performing Arts Musical Performance
  • Student Speaker
  • Conferral of Degrees
  • President’s and Provost’s Closing Remarks

7:00–10:00 p.m. After-Party
Hosted by House of Yes
Featuring DJ David Kiss and New Schoolers DJ DREEEMY
and Hypebabe Viva Soudan ’08

Virtual Events for All 2020 Grads

iHeart Media Commencement

iHeartMedia and America’s most inspiring thinkers team up to launch Commencement: Speeches for the Class of 2020, celebrating the achievement of graduating students.

May 15

Facebook Celebrates

A weeklong event, Facebook Celebrates the Class of 2020 presents performances and words of wisdom from icons in every industry.

May 15 at 2:00 p.m. ET/11:00 a.m. PT

#ImStillGraduating

#ImStillGraduating connects the Class of 2020 with family, friends, and one another. At a time when we must remain separate, this is a place where we can come together to share memories, accomplishments, and more.

May 15 at 12:00 noon ET/9:00 a.m. PT

Virtual Events for All 2020 Grads

iHeart Media Commencement

iHeartMedia and America’s most inspiring thinkers team up to launch Commencement: Speeches for the Class of 2020, celebrating the achievement of graduating students.

May 15

Facebook Celebrates

A weeklong event, Facebook Celebrates the Class of 2020 presents performances and words of wisdom from icons in every industry.

May 15 at 2:00 p.m. ET/11:00 a.m. PT

#ImStillGraduating

#ImStillGraduating connects the Class of 2020 with family, friends, and one another. At a time when we must remain separate, this is a place where we can come together to share memories, accomplishments, and more.

May 15 at 12:00 noon ET/9:00 a.m. PT