University Commencement

Graduation Ceremonies

2016 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.

Use the links below to learn more about your ceremony.


Rutgers University–New Brunswick Commencement

Rutgers University Commencement

Rutgers University–New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences
Sunday, May 15, 2016, at 12:30 p.m. (rain or shine)
High Point Solutions Stadium, Busch Campus in Piscataway, New Jersey

Join your fellow students as we celebrate the historic 250th Anniversary Commencement and school convocations. Please read the important message about required tickets and Commencement parking hangtags. On May 15, a live streaming video of the event will be available on this site.
Commencement Speaker: President Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States


Rutgers University–Newark Commencement

Rutgers University–NewarK commencement 

Wednesday, May 18, 2016, at 9 a.m.
Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey

We look forward to seeing you for Commencement and school convocations in celebration of our graduating students.
Commencement Speaker: Wendell Pierce, renowned actor, radio personality, author, and humanitarian


Rutgers University–Camden Commencement

Rutgers University–CamdEN Commencement

Thursday, May 19, 2016, at 6 p.m.
BB&T Pavilion in Camden, New Jersey

Join us in marking this major milestone for our graduating students during Commencement and convocations.