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Rutgers University–New Brunswick and Rutgers Health Commencement 

Congratulations to the Class of 2024!
Sunday, May 12
10 a.m.
SHI Stadium

Celebrate Your Degree in Multiple Ways!

Join us for the 258th Anniversary Commencement at Rutgers University–New Brunswick and Rutgers Health on Sunday, May 12, 2024, at SHI Stadium, starting at 10 a.m. President Jonathan Holloway will preside over the ceremony, conferring degrees to graduates and honorary recipients. Don't miss out on this unforgettable experience!

In addition to the main Commencement event, partake in the School-hosted Convocation ceremonies happening around Commencement days. This is your chance to walk the stage and be individually recognized alongside your dean and peers.

All students affiliated with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and Rutgers Health, along with their guests, are invited to make the most of this celebratory occasion by attending both the Commencement and convocation ceremonies. See you there!


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Ceremonies & Celebrations

Rutgers University–New Brunswick and Rutgers Health hold Commencement and school-based Convocation ceremonies once a year, in May. Most students who expect to receive degrees in October 2023, January 2024, May 2024, or August 2024 are eligible to participate in the May 2024 school convocation and Commencement events, but it varies by school. Contact your school directly if you have questions.

Shout Out Filming

Shout Outs are a fun way to say thank you to the people that have supported you throughout your college career—it will appear on the stadium video board at Commencement!

Don't miss out on this unique opportunity!

Filming Dates:

- 🌭 Hot Dog Day: Wednesday, April 17, 2-5 p.m., Graduate Student Lounge "Morrell St.", College Avenue Student Center.

- ☀️ Rutgers Day: Saturday, April 27, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Scott Hall, Room 135 on Voorheess Mall, College Avenue Campus.

Scarlet Knight Filming Shout Out
Scarlet Knight Filming Shout Out


Alumni, students, staff, faculty, and other members of the Rutgers community are invited to volunteer for Commencement! Sign up for one of two key roles as an Ambassador or Marshal. Both volunteer opportunities are very rewarding and all faculty or staff are encouraged to register. Visit the Ambassadors & Marshals page for more information on the roles and to register.

Certified Community Service Hours are offered.

Information Ambassador