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Rutgers University–New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences Commencement 

Congratulations to the Class of 2023!

Graduates, family, friends, and fellow students from Rutgers University–New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences are invited to join the 257th Anniversary Commencement festivities on Sunday, May 14, 2023.  President Jonathan Holloway will preside over the Commencement and formally confer the degrees of graduates and honorary degree recipients at this event. 

Graduation also includes your school's convocation, held on or in the days surrounding Commencement. During your school's convocation, you'll join your graduating class and receive individual recognition. Be sure to check with your school regarding information for convocations. We invite students from the schools affiliated with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences and their guests to attend both events. 

Please check back as more information will be shared soon. 

Save the Date!

The 257th Commencement ceremony will be taking place on Sunday, May 14, 2023, at 10 a.m. at SHI Stadium. We are so excited to honor you and the entire remarkable Class of 2023!

2023 Commencement Save the Date May 14, 2023 SHI Stadium

Commencement and Convocation Ceremonies

Rutgers University–New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences hold Commencement and school-based Convocation ceremonies once a year, in May. Most students who expect to receive degrees in October 2022, January 2023, May 2023, or August 2023 are eligible to participate in the May 2023 school convocation and Commencement events, but it varies by school. Contact your school directly if you have questions.

Take a Look Back

Congratulations Class of 2022! Take a Look Back at the Rutgers–New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences Commencement.

2022 Commencement Graphic

COVID-19 Guidelines

The health and safety of the Rutgers University community remains our top priority. We ensure that all in-person events are carried out in a manner that complies with CDC, New Jersey Department of Health, and Rutgers University guidelines

If you are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19, or have come in contact recently with anyone who has been infected with COVID-19, we kindly ask that you stay home.

All travelers, foreign or domestic, must adhere to the U.S. Department of State Travel Restrictions.

Please continue to check the event website for the most up-to-date information.