University Commencement

2018 University CommencementBe sure to join the graduation festivities in May, in recognition of your achievement. We look forward to having proud family, friends, faculty, and staff cheer you on during Commencement and convocation ceremonies at our locations in New Brunswick, Newark, and Camden.


Rutgers University–New Brunswick CommencementRutgers University Commencement

Rutgers University–New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences
Sunday, May 13, 2018
10 a.m.
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. Tickets are not required to attend the event at the stadium. From March 19–April 16, students must register online for required Commencement Parking Hangtags for themselves and their guests. Visit the Parking Guidelines page.

Rutgers University–Newark CommencementRutgers University–Newark Commencement

Monday, May 14, 2018
9 a.m.
Prudential Center
Newark, New Jersey

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

Commencement Speaker: Queen Latifah, a hip-hop icon, award-winning actress, singer/songwriter, producer, entrepreneur, and humanitarian, will receive an honorary doctor of fine arts degree and will also deliver the Rutgers University–Newark keynote address.


Rutgers University–Camden Commencement

Rutgers University–Camden commencement

Wednesday, May 16 and Thursday, May 17, 2018
BB&T Pavilion
Camden, New Jersey

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

Commencement Speaker: Anita Hill, a national figure in the fight against sexual harassment, will receive an honorary doctor of laws degree and will also deliver the keynote address to Rutgers University–Camden's Class of 2018.