Convocation and Commencement

School of Graduate Studies Convocation
May 15, 2020
10:00 a.m.
Louis Brown Athletic Center (RAC), Livingston Campus

Watch the 2019 ceremony.

This graduation ceremony is an intimate event, where you’ll join with your graduating class and faculty to receive individual recognition. The Convocation will include the following festivities:

  • Your name will be read.
  • Your photograph will be taken.
  • Doctoral candidates will be hooded on stage.
  • You will celebrate with the students, faculty, and staff who have been alongside you during your studies.
  • A light reception will follow the ceremony in the tent located in the grass field across from Henry's Diner.

For information about purchasing academic regalia, please contact the Rutgers University Bookstore at 732-246-8448.

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University Commencement

May 17, 2020

Time to be announced

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SHI Stadium, Busch Campus

Graduating from Rutgers means enjoying a multi-part ceremony. University Commencement, is a giant celebration with your fellow students from across the entire university and all three campuses. There, you will see your name scroll on the stadium's digital ribbon board and enjoy special videos such as graduate shout-outs to family and friends, photo montages, and more. With thousands of guests saluting the culmination of your achievement, it will be a day you will never forget.

Learn more about University Commencement.


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