2018 Commencement And Convocation Information

If you plan on participating in the SGS Convocation and/or Rutgers Commencement Ceremonies please make sure that you register at all of the sites below and return here for updated information. Although we encourage students to participate in both events it is not mandatory.

2018 SGS Convocation Ceremony and Reception
The School of Graduate Studies Convocation ceremony will be held on Friday, May 11, 2018. Graduates who participate in this ceremony must have regalia and R.S.V.P.

2018 Rutgers University Commencement Ceremony
Rutgers the State University of New Jersey Commencement Ceremony will be held on Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the High Point Stadium, Piscataway.  Graduates who participate in this ceremony must have regalia and R.S.V.P at http://commencement.rutgers.edu/.

2018 Regalia Ordering Process (All graduating students must have attire to participate in the SGS Convocation and Rutgers Commencement Ceremonies.)
More information coming soon

Graduation Procedures

Award of Degree Procedures
The links below bring you to the procedures for your specific program. If you have questions you may contact the SGS Student Affairs office or the Associate Dean for Student Affairs.

Contact Nadine Stevens in the Student Affairs office:
Rutgers – School of Graduate Studies
185 South Orange Avenue, Room C696
Newark, NJ 07101 
Phone: (973) 972-4511 
Fax: (973) 972-7148
email: stevenna@gsbs.rutgers.edu

Associate Dean for Student Affairs:
Stephen Garrett, Ph.D.
Graduation Procedure for PhD students
Graduation Procedures for MS students
Graduation Procedures for MBS students