Rutgers Business School 2017 Convocation Ceremonies

Graduating from Rutgers means enjoying a two-part ceremony. One is University Commencement, a giant celebration with your fellow students from across the entire university and all three campuses. There, you will see your name scroll on the stadium ribbon board, and enjoy special videos such as graduate shout-outs to family and friends, Mother's Day salutes, photo montages, and more. With thousands of guests saluting the culmination of your achievement, it will be a day you will never forget.

To learn more about University Commencement, please click here.

The other ceremony is Rutgers Business School’s Convocation Ceremony. This ceremony is a more personal ceremony that is specific towards Business School students. Graduates will cross the stage in this ceremony to signify the official completion of his/her degree. New Brunswick undergraduates will also have the opportunity to have a personal slide presented on the large television screen in the Rutgers Athletic Center that will display the graduate’s major, a personal statement, a photo of his/her choice, as well as his/her honors status.

For specific details on each ceremony, please see below.


Rutgers University Commencement Ceremony at High Point Solutions Stadium

Date Sunday, May 14, 2017
Time 10:00 - 11:30am
Location HighPoint Solutions Stadium
Busch Campus

Keynote Speaker

Steven Van Zandt



RBS Undergraduate - New Brunswick Convocation

Date Friday, May 12, 2017
Time 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location Rutgers Athletic Center
83 Rockafeller Road
Piscataway, NJ

Keynote Speaker

Beverly W. Aisenbrey
Former Managing Director
Frederic W. Cook & Company, Inc.

Undergraduate New Brunswick seniors, please click here for more information.



RBS Undergraduate - Newark Convocation

Date TBD
Time TBD
Location Prudential Center
25 Lafayette St.
Newark, NJ 07102

Keynote Speaker


Undergraduate Newark seniors, please click here for more information.

Go directly to the Rutgers-Newark Commencement website for additional information.



RBS Graduate Programs - Newark and New Brunswick Convocation

Date Friday, May 19, 2017
Time 4:00pm
(Graduates line up at 2:00pm at 1WP)
Location New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC)
1 Center St.,
Newark, NJ 07102
Keynote Speaker

Steve Forbes
Chair and Editor-in-chief
Forbes Media

All graduate students, please click here for more information.