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Graduation

Graduation Overview

Graduating students must complete the Online Diploma Application as well as the Application for Admission to Candidacy for Degree. Students who are completing a certificate program only need to complete the Application for Admission to Candidacy for Certificate.  Each student should consult with the graduate director of his or her program and with the office of the Associate Dean for the Graduate School – Camden with respect to the completion of the requirements for graduation. The Office of the Associate Dean for the Graduate School may be reached by calling 856-225-6149.

Commencement

2015 Commencement  for all October, January, and May graduates will be held in May 2015 at the Susquehanna Bank Center.  Information will be posted here and mailed out in April to all graduates.

Graduation Resources

2014-2015 Graduation Paperwork Deadlines*

Date of Graduation

Deadline for Submission of Diploma Application

Deadline for Submission of Application for Admission to Candidacy for Degree/Certificate and Thesis/Dissertation

October 2014

August 15th, 2014

September 15th, 2014    

January 2015

December 19, 2014

January 12, 2015    

May 2015

April 1, 2015

May 4, 2015 (PhD Students Only)
May 7, 2015 All Other Students   

*Dates are subject to change

MA (Non-thesis), MS (Non-thesis), MBS, MPA, & DPT Candidates:

Complete the Application for Admission to Candidacy for Degree form.  Please note:

  • Section A of Part II must be completed by your graduate director only if your program requires a comprehensive exam.
  • Section C of Part II must be signed by the instructor who taught the course that satisfies your writing requirement. 
  • Your graduate director must sign at the end of Part I and again in Section D of Part II.
  • The completed form must then be received in the Dean’s Office for final review and certification by the deadline noted below.
MFA, MA Liberal Studies,MA (Thesis Option), & MS (Thesis Option) Candidates:

Complete the Application for Admission to Candidacy for Degree form. Please note:

  • Section B of Part II must be signed by your capstone/thesis advisor. 
  • Your graduate director must sign at the end of Part I and again in Sections B and D of Part II.
  • The completed form must then be received in the Dean’s Office for final review and certification by the deadline noted below.
  • Your final thesis or capstone must be uploaded to the Rutgers ETD site by the deadline noted below. Please be sure to follow all style guidelines outlined in the Capstone and Thesis Style Guide.
  • A hard copy of the signed title page of the thesis must be delivered to the Dean’s Office by the deadline noted below.
  • A copy of the unsigned title page must be included with the thesis or capstone as part of the electronic submission.
PhD Candidates:

Complete the Application for Admission to Candidacy for Degree form. Please note:

  • Section B of Part II must be signed by your dissertation chair. 
  • Your graduate director must sign at the end of Part I and again in Sections B and D of Part II.
  • The form must be received in the Dean’s Office by the deadline noted below.
  • Your final dissertation must be uploaded to the Rutgers ETD site by the date listed below. Please be sure to follow all style guidelines outlined in the Dissertation Style Guide.
  • A hard copy of the signed title page of the thesis must be delivered to the Dean’s Office by the deadline noted below. 
  • A copy of the unsigned title page must be included with the dissertation as part of the electronic submission.
  • Please remember to complete the PhD Exit Survey prior to graduation. If you have trouble logging in, please contact Rutgers-IR_Surveys@instlres.rutgers.edu.

Questions?

Contact Amy Liberi, Graduate Student Services Coordinator, 856-225-2765 or aliberi@camden.rutgers.edu.