Rutgers Graduation & Commencement

Rutgers University–New Brunswick Graduation & Commencement Weekend

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MAY 15, 2022
10:00 AM


SHI Stadium - Rutgers University Athletics
1 Scarlet Knight Way, Piscataway, NJ

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Congratulations to the Class of 2022!

Join us for Rutgers University’s 256th Anniversary Commencement on Sunday, May 15, 2022.

Rutgers University is committed to giving each of our graduates a meaningful commencement experience as we honor your accomplishments. Graduates, family, friends, and fellow students from Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences are invited to join this year’s Commencement festivities on Sunday, May 15, 2022, beginning at 10 a.m. President Jonathan Holloway will preside over the Commencement and confer the degrees at this event.

Graduation Gifts

Redwood Florist - Find your grad a stunning bouquet of flowers; available for Delivery & Curb-side Pick-up options by calling them at 732-545-6000.

The Spa at The Heldrich - Get ready with The Spa's beautifying grooming services in a relaxing space and relax afterward in their luxurious spa settings, or grab a gift card for one of their many treatments including Massage, Skin Care products, and services, manicures & pedicure, and full-day options! Book your appointment today!

Sofia's Jewelry and Accessories - Get trendy & quality pieces that will instantly up your style and bring her face a smile with Sofia's Jewelry and Accessories!

Far Away Places Jewelry & Imports - Find yourself the finest Jewelry, Watches & Gifts from around the world that are perfectly unique for your graduate. 

Thomas Sweets - Find something sweet with their amazing homemade Ice Cream and Chocolate, not to mention gift baskets! 

Zimmerli Art Museum - Does your grad love art? Give them a museum membership so they can continue to connect with art even after they leave campus.

Graduation Lunch & Dinner Spots in New Brunswick

The Frog and The Peach {29 Dennis Street} - RSVP Online or call (732) 846-3216

Catherine Lombardi {3 Livingston Ave} - RSVP Online or call 732-296-9463

George Street Ale House {378 George Street} - RSVP Online or call (732) 605-6405

Stage Left Steak {5 Livingston Ave} - RSVP Online or call 732-828-4444 ext 0

Entertainment Before & After Graduation 

State Theatre New Jersey

Stress Factory Comedy Club

New Brunswick Performing Arts Center

Above Art Studio

 Zimmerli Art Museum

Graduation also includes your school's convocation, held on or in the days surrounding New Brunswick Commencement. During your school's convocation, you'll join your graduating class and receive individual recognition. Be sure to check with your school regarding information for convocations. We invite students from the schools affiliated with Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences and their guests to attend both events. 

For more information, please visit the University Commencement website.


Looking for Parking? New Brunswick Parking Authority offers several parking garages and on-street metered parking to get you close to every venue in town. Use the ParkMobile App to reserve & pay on the go, wirelessly. 

Rutgers Graduation & Commencement