Convocation and Commencement Information

Rutgers University Commencement will be held on Sunday, May 12, 2024 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 in March 2024. Please see the following website for additional information:

NJMS Convocation is scheduled for Monday, May 13, 2024 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 12, 2024.

Rutgers Commencement information can be found at

Members of the Rutgers Community, please be reminded that this University event is taking place to celebrate the culmination of our students’ hard work and earned degrees.  It is a momentous event for our many graduates and their guests, activities that disrupt the ceremony will not be tolerated.