This year’s Commencement Ceremony and Graduation Gala evening promise to be unforgettable. The Commencement Ceremony will take place in the prestigious Théâtre de Paris.
About the ceremony and related events:
- April 10, your caps and gowns will be available for you to collect at the AUP Bookstore (Monday through Friday 10:00 to 12:00 and 13:00 to 16:30). You must collect your regalia by the end of the working day on Monday, May 15.
- April 10, each student may pick up 2 free tickets to the ceremony from the Bookstore. Graduating students do not need tickets for themselves. If you know that you will not use your free tickets, please make them available to others by leaving them with the Bookstore.
- April 10, additional tickets may be purchased either online for €50 each, or at the Bookstore, 10 bis rue Amélie (cash, credit card and euro check), Monday through Friday from 10:00-12:30 and 13:30-16:30. There is no limit to the number of extra tickets you may purchase. Please keep in mind that the bookstore will be closed on May 5th & 6th (AUP & French national holidays).
- Full details for the graduation week (list of honorary degree recipients, special events,…) will be available in March
May 23 - 2017 Commencement Exercises
The Commencement Ceremony will be held at:
Théâtre de Paris
15 rue Blanche
M° Trinité - d'Estienne d'Orves
Graduating students must arrive at the theater at 8:30 am sharp in order to line up. The ceremony will begin at 10am. Guests will be admitted at 9:30am. Tickets must be in hand or picked up at the "will call" desk as guests will need to be in possession of tickets to be let inside the theater. There is no assigned seating in the theater, with the exception of marked areas reserved for the President's guests. The ceremony will last about 2 hours and will be followed by a reception.
Please be advised that once the reception is underway, the doors to the Théâtre du Châtelet are open and tickets are no longer checked by the theater's ushers. We ask that you are vigilant of your personal belongings to avoid an unpleasantness on this celebratory day.
• May 23 - the Graduation Gala evening: New Alumni cocktail, Gala dinner and party
The New Alumni cocktail, Gala dinner and party will be held at:
Cercle National des Armées
8 Place Saint Augustin
M° Saint Augustin
Full details for the graduation gala are now available in March.
Degree Application Process
Please visit the Registrar Office’s Graduation webpage for more information on the degree application process and on your option to defer graduation for an internship. In order to know when and how you will receive your AUP Diploma, please read our Diploma webpage carefully.