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  • Join Rutgers University’s 256th Anniversary Commencement on Sunday, May 14, 2023, at SHI Stadium in Piscataway, New Jersey. President Jonathan Holloway will address the degree candidates and guests and confer degrees. The Rutgers University - New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences Commencement is only open to the Class of 2023 (October 2022, January 2023, May 2023). We encourage people to attend and represent our school and students. Those participating in the Commencement ceremony will need to wear academic regalia (see above, “attire”). 

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  • An opportunity to recognize Rutgers School of Public Health Class of 2023 students for their tremendous academic and service-related achievements, as well as welcome new inductees to the Delta Omega Honor Society. Special registration will be required. This event is only open to invited individuals from the Class of 2023 and are selected through our End of Year Awards nomination process (October 2022, January 2023, May 2023). Additional information coming in April to those invited individuals.

  • Information about other celebrations and ceremonies open to all graduating students, such as the Rites of Passage & Rainbow Graduation, are available at this link:


  • Commencement is the Rutgers University-wide graduation ceremony. Convocation is the Rutgers School of Public Health’s own graduation ceremony, where graduates are individually recognized for their achievements.