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Congratulations to the Class of 2022! Rutgers University–New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences Commencement was held on Sunday, May 15, 2022 at SHI Stadium. 

  • The Ceremonies

    Rutgers University–New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) Commencement, the big celebration for students receiving all degree types—undergraduate, graduate, and professional, is held in May of each year.

    School convocations are ceremonies with their own distinct traditions, including individual recognition of each graduate.

    Watch our interactive video on the differences between Commencement and School Convocations. 

    Rutgers–Newark and Rutgers–Camden each host commencement festivities at their respective locations.

    Ticket Information

    Tickets are not required to attend Commencement. 

  • Eligibility

    Rutgers University hosts graduation ceremonies in May only. Eligibility to participate in the May 15, 2022 RU–NB & RBHS Commencement and convocations varies by school. Check with your school for information regarding eligibility. Students must also have been cleared of all financial obligations.

    Please contact the Undergraduate Registrar’s Office with any questions. Please note that completion of a diploma application does not imply that graduation requirements have been met.

  • For graduation requirements, please contact your school’s dean’s office. For RU–NB & RBHS Commencement information, please review this website, send an email to commencement@rutgers.edu, or call 848-932-2469.