Commencement Information

Prospective Graduate Information

As your Rutgers University-Newark journey draws to a conclusion, celebrate with us at a momentous and joyful occasion, Commencement.

At the Rutgers University-Newark Commencement ceremony you’ll march in with your classmates, hear your name announced as you walk on stage, receive your diploma jacket, and hear speeches by the university president, chancellor, your dean, guest speaker, and student speaker.

The 2017 Rutgers University-Newark Commencement ceremony will take place in the breathtaking Prudential Center on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. 

All prospective graduates must complete a Graduation Application in order to be eligible for graduation.