Graduate Programs - Newark and New Brunswick 2017 Convocation

May 19, 2017

Time: 4:00 pm (Graduates line up at 2:00 pm at 1 Washington Park)
Location: New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), Newark

Keynote Speaker

Steve Forbes
Chair and Editor-in-chief
Forbes Media


This will be a combined ceremony for graduates in the following programs:

  • MBA (Traditional Full-Time, Part-Time & Professional Accounting)
  • Executive MBA
  • International Executive MBA
  • MACCY – Financial Accounting
  • MACCY – Governmental Accounting
  • MACCY – Taxation
  • MACCY – Professional Accounting
  • MFinA – Master of Financial Analysis
  • MQF – Master of Quantitative Finance
  • MIT – Master of Information Technology
  • MSCM (Online program) – Master of Supply Chain Management
  • Master in Business of Fashion

All RBS graduate students from all participating programs with earned degrees in October 2016, January 2017, and May 2017 will have their names called and will walk across the stage and be congratulated for their achievement.

Questions? Please contact your affiliate office of student services.


Graduation Photos

A professional photographer from Island Photography will be taking photographs of each graduate as they are recognized during the ceremony. Within 48 hours after commencement, you will be emailed a secure link and a PIN to view and order your photos. You can also register the email addresses of your friends and relatives so that they will receive a direct link to your proofs by visiting the website below:


Application for diploma

All students must complete the Online Diploma Application by the deadlines provided below. Degrees are conferred by the University upon recommendation of the faculty. There are three certification periods and only one joint convocation ceremony each year in May. The deadline for submission of your online diploma application form and manual degree completeness form is as follows:

Graduate programs if you plan to graduate:

  • October: Deadline is August 1st
  • January: Deadline is November 1st
  • May: Deadline is March 1st

You are responsible for checking your degree requirements.


How to purchase your Regalia

Regalia will only be available via the Newark bookstore this year.
Purchase your regalia in person from April 24 until May 15, 6pm.

Barnes & Noble at Rutgers, Hahne’s Building, 42 Halsey St. Newark, NJ  07102
Store Hours: Monday -Thursday 9:00am-9:00pm; Friday 9:00am-8:00pm
Saturday 9:00am-7:00pm; Sunday 9:00-5:00pm
ph. 848-445-2200
Contact: Store Manager – Wilda Silva - email - website

It is highly recommended that you purchase your Regalia by May 5th.
If you need to have your gown delivered, please call the bookstore to place your order now.