Rutgers-Newark Commencement

Tuesday, May 16
Rutgers University-Newark Commencement
Prudential Center at 9am


Graduating students of the following schools are welcome to participate:

  • School of Arts and Sciences-Newark (College of Arts and Sciences and University College)
  • Rutgers Business School-Newark undergraduates
  • School of Criminal Justice
  • School of Public Affairs and Administration (undergraduate and graduate).
  • Graduate School-Newark MFA & Ph.D. are welcome to participate.


Prudential doors open at 8:00am for students and 8:15am for guests.

The Prudential Center is an accessible facility that can accommodate guests with physical challenges. Please visit for details. Commencement staff will be available to provide assistance. We strongly suggest your family arrive early and park at the Prudential Center. There are a number of independently owned parking lots across the street. Doors will open for guests between 8:15am - 8:30am


More details TBA