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Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Convocation is the Rutgers School of Public Health’s annual graduation ceremony. Graduates from the Class of 2023 will be celebrated on Wednesday, May 17, 2023.
During this special ceremony, graduates will hear their name called, walk-across stage in front of their invited guests, and have their photo taken by a professional photographer. All Rutgers School of Public Health Newark and New Brunswick graduates from the Class of 2023 include those who completed their degree during the October 2022, January 2023, and May 2023 semesters.
Date: Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Arrive by: 9:00 a.m.
Ceremony Run Time: : 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (Doors open for guests at 9:15 a.m.)
Attire/Regalia:Faculty and staff participating in the Convocation ceremony must wear academic regalia, which can be rented online from Barnes & Noble by March 24, 2023. Staff volunteers do not need to rent regalia. Please be advised that the school will not be covering rental costs. Rent regalia here: https://rutgersfaculty.shopoakhalli.com/purchasewizard/Welcome.
Invitations: Digital invitations will be available online.
Tickets: Tickets are not required for guests.
Staying Social: Share graduation day highlights and celebratory events with us @RutgersSPH on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter!
Flowers and T-Shirts: If family/friends would like to pre-order flowers or t-shirts for a graduate, go to Commencement Flowers, here. Flowers can be picked-up at Convocation.
Questions? Contact the Office of Student Affairs .
Students who anticipate completing their degree program in the current graduation year must complete an Application for Diploma/Certificate. The due dates for the application are as follows for each semester:
Rutgers University – New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences Commencement:
Sunday, May 14, 2023
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”). Learn more here: https://commencement.rutgers.edu/
Rutgers School of Public Health Awards & Delta Omega Induction Ceremony (Special Invitation Only)
May 17, 2023, 1:00pm
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.
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.
All students are required to submit a Graduation Application (regardless of whether or not a student participates in the graduation ceremonies).
Questions? Contact the Office of Student Affairs: email@example.com.