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Rutgers is open and operating. The university has moved to remote instruction for the remainder of the spring semester. Some services and facilities may not be operating or are operating on limited schedules.

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December 2020 Commencement Ceremonies

We are pleased to announce the roster of in-person commencement ceremonies for students who earned their degrees in August and October 2019, January 2020 and May 2020. All ceremonies will take place in the Walter K. Gordon Theater on our campus. There will be on-campus locations where additional guests may view ceremonies via live-stream. Each ceremony will individually recognize and celebrate each student by name as they walk across the stage. Each graduating student will receive tickets for guests. Additional details about each ceremony will be sent to graduates in late June. Questions may be addressed to

Ceremony Schedule*

Tuesday, December 1
College of Arts & Sciences, University College:
Biology, Computational and Integrative Biology, Chemistry, Computer Sciences, General Sciences, Math, Physics

College of Arts & Sciences, University College: 
Africana Studies, Art, Art History, Digital Studies, English, French, Gender Studies, Global Studies, History, Individualized Major, Liberal Studies, Music, Philosophy, Religion, Spanish, Theater

Wednesday, December 2
College of Arts & Sciences, University College:
Childhood Studies, Health Sciences

College of Arts & Sciences, University College: 
Psychology, Social Work

Thursday, December 3
College of Arts & Sciences, University College:
Criminal Justice, Economics, Political Science, Sociology, Urban Studies

Friday, December 4
School of Nursing

Saturday, December 5
School of Business

Sunday, December 6
School of Law and The Graduate School

*NOTE: Please be mindful that the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 may cause changes in this schedule.