Commencement / Graduation Information   

Annual Commencement Exercises

(No Tickets Required)

Commencement Speaker

United States Attorney, Southern District of New York

Preet Bharara
United States Attorney,
Southern District of New York

Read Mr. Preet Bharara's speach here >>

On May 15, 2009, President Barack Obama nominated Preet Bharara to become the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. Mr. Bharara’s nomination was unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate on August 7, 2009, and he was sworn in on August 13, 2009.

As U.S. Attorney, Mr. Bharara oversees the investigation and litigation of all criminal and civil cases brought on behalf of the United States in the Southern District of New York, which encompasses New York, Bronx, Westchester, Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, and Sullivan counties. He supervises an office of more than 200 Assistant U.S. Attorneys, who handle a high volume of cases that involve domestic and international terrorism, narcotics and arms trafficking, financial and healthcare fraud, cybercrime, public corruption, gang violence, organized crime, and civil rights violations. Read Preet Bharara's full bio here.



Cap and Gown Ordering

All graduates must place their Cap and Gown order by April 15.  To place your Cap and Gown order, please visit If you need more information, please contact Sharon Carone at or 973-642-8097.

Cap and Gown Party

Join the Deans, Faculty and Administration in celebrating your accomplishments! You are invited to join the celebration Tuesday, May 24th at 3:00 p.m.

Baccalaureate Mass

Thursday, May 26th at 4:00 p.m. in the Law School Auditorium

Award Ceremony / Wine and Cheese Reception

Thursday, May 26th, 5:30-6:30 p.m. following the Baccalaureate Mass

Seton Hall Law School Commencement

Friday, May 27th at 10:00 a.m.

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