Guide to Rutgers University – Newark Commencement 2018
Commencement season brings a string of festivities designed to celebrate the accomplishments of our remarkable graduates. Be sure to join the festivities in May, in recognition of your achievement. We look forward to having family, friends, faculty, and staff cheer you on during Commencement ceremonies at various locations in the great City of Newark. Listed below are highlights from the Rutgers-Newark Commencement in addition to details on the ceremonies of individual schools and colleges.
To all of our graduates: we couldn’t be more proud of you! To all of you who helped get them to this milestone: we couldn’t be more grateful that you did! Share photos and video of your special day with us on social media using #RUNgraduation.
Watch the 2018 Rutgers-Newark Commencement Live
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Rutgers University-Newark Commencement
Monday, May 14, 2018
Thursday, May 10, 2018
School of Nursing Convocation
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Rutgers Business School, Graduate Programs
Friday, May 18, 2018
School of Law
Friday, May 25, 2018
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Bachelor - $89.00
Masters - $105.00
Masters Business $131.00
Doctoral Keepsake - $145.00
JD Keepsake - $145.00
Custom Sets - $1074.95
It is highly advised that guests use public transportation on commencement day. Visit https://www.prucenter.com/plan-your-visit.html for assistance on planning your visit. Paid parking is available at the Prudential Center. Visit https://www.prucenter.com/parking.html for directions. Free commencement parking will be available in the following Rutgers-Newark parking decks:
- University Deck I - 200 University Avenue
- Washington Deck II - 166 Washington Street
- Washington Deck III - 180 Washington Street (next to Deck II)
Free shuttles to and from the Prudential Center will run continuously from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. Departure boarding to the arena will be located at Decks I and II. Guests traveling from the Prudential Center should board at the corner of Lafayette and Broad streets. The Rutgers parking garages and the shuttles are ADA accessible.
SpringHill Suites Newark Liberty International Airport
Discounted rate of $119 plus tax (based upon availability)
Call: (973) 624-5300
Hampton Inn & Suites Newark-Harrison Riverwalk by Hilton
Call (973) 483-1900 to make reservations over the phone.
Please mention group name “Rutgers University ” and Group Code “560001966”
- Free Shuttle Service to/from Rutgers University (just 5 minutes)
- Free Breakfast Buffet
- Free Parking
Please make reservations before April 16, 2018 in order to receive the $149 rate.