Special Events and Event Planning

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The Office of Special Events and Event Planning develops and disseminates policies to ensure effective coordination and efficient management of Graduate Center special events, including Commencement; advises faculty, directors of centers and institutes, and heads of offices about organizing and sponsoring special events, lecture series, conferences, receptions, and dinners; and manages rental of space to outside groups.

Internal Clients

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External Clients

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Clients can make a credit card payment via our Payment Portal.

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Space Rentals and Conference Services

Host your event in the heart of NYC

Located in midtown NYC on Fifth Avenue at 34th Street, the Graduate Center offers multiple event and meeting spaces that can accommodate 10 to 400 guests for your next conference, reception, performance, film shoot, screening, or private event. Let our event specialists help you create an affordable event in our landmark building that your guests will remember.

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Hold Your Event Virtually

Request a Zoom Webinar

With technical support from the Office of Information Technology, we are prepared to help you host a successful event online. Zoom Webinars provide event organizers with robust control over the attendee experience from registration to post-event follow-up.

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