Academic Regalia

To participate in Rutgers University Commencement at High Point Solutions Stadium on Sunday, May 15, 2016, and school convocations, all graduates of Rutgers University–New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences need to dress in academic regalia, which is a cap, gown, hood, and tassel. Those in the Armed Forces must also wear academic regalia. Military uniforms may be worn underneath academic gowns.

Getting Your Cap and Gown

Students who are on track to obtain their degrees and who plan to participate in Rutgers University Commencement on May 15, 2016, should purchase their regalia at the university bookstore, Barnes & Noble at Rutgers, beginning April 1 through May 14. Barnes & Noble at Rutgers is located in the Gateway Transit Building, 100 Somerset Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901. See directions or store hours. For more information, visit rutgers.bncollege.com.

Graduates from the schools of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences should contact their school dean's office for information on obtaining academic regalia. 

At the Stadium

On May 15, academic regalia will be available for sale or exchange at the Cap and Gown Vendor at the stadium.