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Graduation Gala 2023

About the Gala

The Graduation Gala is an annual AUP tradition which brings together new graduates and guests for an elegant evening following Commencement Ceremony. The evening's events will include the New Alumni Cocktail, a three-course dinner and late night party featuring an open bar with champagne, all held at the prestigious Le Cercle de l’Union Interalliée.

The Graduation Gala is organized by the Office of Student Development, co-sponsored by the Student Government Association and the President’s Alumni Advisory Council.



New Alumni Cocktail: 19:00 (included in dinner ticket)

Dinner: 20:30

Party: 23:30

Venue & Dress Code

The new alumni cocktail, gala dinner and party will be held at:

Le Cercle de l’Union Interalliée
33 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré,
75008 Paris
Metro: Concorde or Madeleine

Dress code: formal attire is required for all guests, including a conservative jacket and tie for men. Jeans, athletic shoes or casual clothing are not permitted. Those not adhering to the dress code, even those who have already paid for tickets, will not be admitted. No exceptions. 

Tickets Are Now Available!

Tickets are required for all Graduation Gala attendees, including new graduates and their guests. Tickets are now available for purchase.


  Graduating Students Guests
New Alumni Cocktail & Graduation Gala Dinner €60 €140
Party Free €50


Tickets for dinner are available on a first-come, first-served basis with limited seating (200 persons max). The deadline to purchase your ticket is May 5.

Your party will be seated together by default. If you have specific seating arrangement requests, such as to be seated with another party in attendance, please email the event organizers (please refer to the email that students will receive in April).


For any questions about this event, please be in touch via email with:

Lucia Rios (grad-socialataup.edu) or

T'Anna Johnson (sga_seniorataup.edu)