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 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Monday, September 11, 2017

January 2018

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Monday, January 8, 2018 

May 2018

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Monday, April 30, 2018 (PhD Students Only)
Thursday, May 3, 2018 All Other Students   

2018 Commencement for all October, January, and May graduates will be held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, May 16, 2018.


Commencement for all October 2017, January 2018 and May 2019 certified graduates will be held on Wednesday, May 16th 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.