University Commencement

2017 Rutgers University CommencementAfter years of sacrifice and hard work, you are going to earn your degree—an important milestone.

It’s time to celebrate this very significant accomplishment. Be sure to join the graduation festivities, in recognition of your achievement, as proud family, friends, faculty, and staff cheer you on.

Best wishes for a great academic year. We look forward to saluting the culmination of your achievement in May. Please keep checking back as additional ceremony details become available.


Rutgers University–New Brunswick CommencementRutgers University Commencement

Rutgers University–New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences
Sunday, May 14, 2017
High Point Solutions Stadium
Busch Campus
Piscataway, New Jersey

Join your fellow students as we celebrate our graduates. This year's ceremony falls on Mother's Day, making the day extra special. Individual schools and colleges will hold convocations on the day of or in the days surrounding Commencement. Learn more.

Parking Hangtag Required: Tickets are not required to attend the event at the stadium; however, a Commencement Parking Hangtag is required for those who wish to park on campus on May 14.  Students must register online here from March 20 through April 17, 2017, for up to two free Commencement Parking Hangtags for themselves and their guests. Note that parking permits issued by Rutgers Department of Transportation Services for use during the year will not be valid for parking on campuses in Piscataway and New Brunswick on Sunday, May 14. All students and guests who wish to park on campus on May 14 must register for a Commencement Parking Hangtag. Please check back in March to register.


Rutgers University–Newark CommencementRutgers University–Newark Commencement

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Prudential Center
Newark, New Jersey

We look forward to seeing you for Commencement and school convocations. Learn more.

Commencement Speaker: Eboo Patel, chief executive officer of Interfaith Youth Core, a global nonprofit organization focused on training and increasing the capacity of interfaith leadership in higher education.



Rutgers University–Camden Commencement

Rutgers University–Camden commencement

Wednesday, May 17 and Thursday, May 18, 2017
BB&T Pavilion
Camden, New Jersey

Join us in recognizing the accomplishments of our graduating students. Learn more.