Commencement and Convocation
SUNDAY, MAY 17, 2015
University Commencement and
School of Arts and Sciences Convocation
High Point Solutions Stadium
Busch Campus in Piscataway
Rain or Shine
Graduation Day is made up of two great events in the football stadium. Come for University Commencement at 12:30 and stay for visual personal recognition at the School of Arts and Sciences Convocation at 3:00. With thousands of guests saluting your achievement, it will be a day you will never forget. Tickets are not required and you may invite as many guests as you like. Don't miss it!
What to Expect at the Stadium
Please see the following information on what to expect on Sunday, May 17.
RUTGERS UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT
Arrive at the marshaling area no later than 11:30 a.m.
Procession begins at 12:30 p.m.
At this much anticipated ceremony, the president of the university will confer all undergraduate and graduate degrees awarded throughout the academic year to students in the schools of Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences. See your name scroll on the stadium ribbon board and enjoy special videos such as graduate shout-outs to family and friends, photo montages, and more.
More information about University Commencement
SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES CONVOCATION
Students attending Commencement go directly from the field at the end of the ceremony back to the marshaling area
Students coming to Convocation should arrive at the marshaling area no later than 1:30 p.m.
Procession begins at 3:00 p.m.
Following Commencement, assemble with the SAS Class of 2015 and the deans from the School of Arts and Sciences for your school-wide Convocation and receive individual visual recognition for your accomplishment.
- Sit and process with fellow majors and faculty from your department!
- See shout-outs from friends and family!
- Process across the stage and shake hands with the dean while family and friends see you on the jumbotron or big screen above the stage!
- Toss your caps in the air during the fireworks finale!
- Leave at the end of your day with a great School of Arts and Sciences T-shirt!
More information about the School of Arts and Sciences Convocation