Rutgers University–Camden will hold convocation and commencement ceremonies on Thursday, May 21, 2015. 

 

9 a.m.: Convocation and Graduate Commencement 

Susquehanna Bank Center, One Harbor Boulevard, Camden, New Jersey

Honorary Degree Recipients and Keynote Speakers:

  • Bryan Stevensonpublic interest lawyer, founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative (Doctor of Laws)
  • Jon Bon Jovi, musician, actor, philanthropist, and board chair of the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation (Doctor of Letters)

12:30 p.m.: School of Business

Susquehanna Bank Center, One Harbor Boulevard, Camden, New Jersey

Ceremony Speaker:

  • Chris Satullovice president of news and civic dialogue at WHYY

2:30 p.m.: School of Nursing

Athletic and Fitness Center on the RutgersCamden campus

  • All bachelor’s degree candidates from the School of Nursing.

Ceremony Speaker:

  • Gloria Bonilla-Santiagooverseer and board chair of LEAP Academy Charter School and Rutgers Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor

3 p.m.: School of Law

Susquehanna Bank Center, One Harbor Boulevard, Camden, New Jersey

Ceremony Speaker:

6 p.m.: Arts and Sciences

Susquehanna Bank Center, One Harbor Boulevard, Camden, New Jersey

Ceremony Speaker:


TICKETS for Convocation and Graduate Commencement

The campus community is welcome to attend the Convocation and Graduate Commencement ceremony, but tickets are required. Doctoral and master’s degree candidates, undergraduate and law degree candidates, current Rutgers–Camden students, and alumni may request tickets for Convocation and Graduate Commencement

tickets for School Ceremonies

Tickets are not required for school ceremonies, and there is no limit to the number of guests a graduate may invite. Seating is available on a first-come basis.

parking and directions

Free parking is available in lots directly across from the Susquehanna Bank Center and in Rutgers Lot 14 (for School of Nursing ceremony). More information about parking, directions, and public transportation

SPECIAL ACCOMODATIONS

Accommodations for guests who require special assistance during commencement may be available with advance registration. More information about special accommodations.

GRADUATION REGALIA

All participating graduates and faculty must wear a cap and gown. Information on purchasing caps, gowns, and hoods can be found at the University District Bookstore

Additional information

If you have questions about Commencement 2015, send an email to info@camden.rutgers.edu.

Information for the Class of 2015

Gifts for the Grads

Get what you need for graduation, including alumni clothing and diploma frames.  Visit the University District Bookstore at Sixth and Cooper Sts.

The Class of 2014

View photos from graduation.