Information for Graduates and Their Families

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INFORMATION FOR MEMBERS OF THE CLASS OF 2017

Last day to order Fine Quality PhD Package: April 3, 2017

Pick up your cap and gown at the Rutgers Newark Bookstore the week of April 17, 2017
Monday through Thursday, 10am – 6pm.

Student website: www.oakhalli.com/rutgersnewark  

INFORMATION FOR FACULTY AND STAFF

Deadline for ordering cap & gowns for faculty and staff is April 28. A small assortment of gowns is available for any last minute orders but no hoods. Please send your orders on a spread sheet and provide a purchase order if the department is paying; orders cannot be made without payment first.  Please provide the following information when ordering cap & gown rentals for faculty and staff.

  • Name, height , weight, cap or tam size
  • Name, city and state of school and highest degree

Last day to order your Fine Quality PhD Package: April 3, 2017

Pick up your cap and gown at the Rutgers Newark Bookstore the week of April 24, 2017,
Monday through Thursday, 10am – 8pm 
Friday 10am - 6pm 
Saturday 10am - 5pm 
Sunday 10am - 4pm

The rental pricing for faculty and staff:

  • Bachelor Unit Rental $68 (includes cap, gown and hood)
  • Bachelor gown only $31
  • Hood only $35
  • Cap $4
     
  • Master Unit Rental $72 (includes cap, gown and hood)
  • Master hood only $37
  • Master gown only $33
  • Cap $4
     
  • Doctoral Unit Rental $81 (with Tam add $42.00 to the total)
  • Doctoral gown only $37
  • Doctoral hood only $42
  • Cap $4
  • Tam $42

Wilda Silva, Store Manager, Barnes & Noble
Rutgers University - Newark
Hahne’s Building, 42 Halsey Street, Newark, NJ 07102
(848) 445-2200 
sm409@bncollege.com
www.newark-rutgers.bncollege.com


PARKING AND SHUTTLE SERVICES

Free commencement parking will be available in:

UNIVERSITY DECK I, located at 200 University Avenue

WASHINGTON DECK II, located at 166 Washington Street

WASHINGTON DECK III, located at 180 Washington Street (next to Deck II)

Free shuttles to Prudential Center will run continuously from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. Pickup at Decks I and II going to Prudential Center; pickup at Prudential Center at the corner of Lafayette and Broad streets.

PRUDENTIAL CENTER CHARGES A FEE TO PARK

YEARBOOK INFORMATION

Erica Williams, (973) 353-5300
williams.erica@rutgers.edu 

DISABILITY SERVICES

Kate Torres, (973) 353-5375
kate.torres@rutgers.edu 

HOTEL INFORMATION

Hampton Inn & Suites Newark Riverwalk
100 Passaic Avenue, Harrison, New Jersey 07029 
(973) 483-1900

Please call (973) 483-1900 to make reservations; mention group name “Rutgers University” and Group Code “560001966.”  Please make reservations before April 16, 2017 in order to receive the $149 rate. Rate includes: free shuttle service to/from Prudential Center and to/from Rutgers University; free breakfast buffet; free parking; free wi-fi
 

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