Convocation and Commencement Information

Rutgers University Commencement will be held on Sunday, May 14, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at SHI Stadium in Piscataway, NJ. Commencement is a formal ceremony held by the university each year to acknowledge the academic success of all students of the university. Seating is unlimited; online parking registration for students begins March 20, 2023. Please see the following website for additional information:

NJMS Convocation is scheduled for Monday, May 15, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark, NJ. Convocation is a ceremony hosted by the Dean and Faculty of New Jersey Medical School to celebrate the success and accomplishments of NJMS graduating students. At this ceremony students are individually hooded before they process across the stage. Additionally, students reaffirm their commitment to the Oath of Hippocrates. Students are given 12 general seating tickets for their guests.

Information for Students:
Click here for commencement and convocation information.

Information for Faculty:
Click here for information concerning NJMS Convocation on May 15, 2023.

Rutgers Commencement information can be found at