2017-2018 Graduation Paperwork Deadlines

All dates are subject to change. The diploma application for all students is online.

Date of Graduation

Deadline for Submission of Online Diploma Application

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

October 2018

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Monday, September 17, 2018

January 2019

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Monday, January 7, 2019

May 2019

Monday, April 1, 2018

Monday, May 6, 2019 (PhD Students Only)
Thursday, May 9, 2018 All Other Students   

2019 Commencement for all October, January, and May graduates will be held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, May 22, 2019.


Commencement for all October 2018, January 2019 and May 2019 certified graduates will be held on Wednesday, May 22nd at 2:00 pm at the BB&T pavilion in Camden.  

Information is available on our commencement page

Graduation Requirements By Degree

Please note that students must be an “active” student to be eligible to apply for graduation.

MA/MPA Candidates
MA (Non-thesis) Candidates
MA (Thesis Option) Candidates
MA Liberal Studies Candidates
MS (Non-thesis) Candidates
MS (Thesis Option) Candidates
MAT Candidates
MBS Candidates

MFA Candidates
MPA Candidates
MST Candidates

PhD Candidates
Certificate Candidates


Contact Amy Liberi, Assistant Dean, at (856) 225-2765 or aliberi@camden.rutgers.edu.