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School Convocations

School Convocation Dates and Links

During your school's convocation, you'll join with your graduating class and receive individual recognition.

Be sure to check with your school regarding guest and ticketing information, convocation parking, COVID-19 guidelines, and more for convocations.

School convocations and receptions do not require a Commencement parking hangtag.

The Honors College at Rutgers–New Brunswick

Tuesday, May 2, 2023
4-6 p.m.
President's Tent

School of Communication and Information

Thursday, May 11, 2023
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Jersey Mike's Arena

Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology

Thursday, May 11, 2023
11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Nicholas Music Center

Mason Gross School of the Arts

Thursday, May 11, 2023
2:30-4:30 p.m.
State Theater New Jersey

Rutgers Business School–New Brunswick Undergraduate

Thursday, May 11, 2023
3-5 p.m.
Jersey Mike's Arena

School of Graduate Studies

Friday, May 12, 2023
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Jersey Mike's Arena

Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy

Saturday, May 13, 2023
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Jersey Mike's Arena

Douglass Residential College

Saturday, May 13, 2023
12:30-2:30 p.m.
Antilles Field

School of Management and Labor Relations

Saturday, May 13, 2023
3-5:30 p.m.
Jersey Mike's Arena

School of Environmental and Biological Sciences

Monday 15, 2023
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Passion Puddle

New Jersey Medical School

Monday, May 15, 2023
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
New Jersey Performing Arts Center

Rutgers School of Dental Medicine

Monday, May 15, 2023
4-6 p.m.
New Jersey Performing Arts Center

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Monday, May 15, 2023
7:30-9:30 p.m.
State Theater New Jersey

School of Arts and Sciences

Tuesday, May 16, 2023
Jersey Mike's Arena

Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy

Tuesday, May 16, 2023
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
College Avenue Gym

School of Public Health

Wednesday, May 17, 2023
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Jersey Mike's Arena

School of Health Professions

Wednesday, May 17, 2023
4-6 p.m.
New  Jersey Performing Arts Center

Graduate School of Education 

Wednesday, May 17, 2023
4:30-6 p.m.
Jersey Mike's Arena

School of Nursing

Thursday, May 18, 2023
10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
New Jersey Performing Arts Center

Commencement vs. Convocation: What's the difference?

Commencement vs Convocation what's the difference, image of President Holloway in regalia, stars and diploma

Commencement vs. Convocation: What's the Difference