Commencement 2022

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Commencement Ceremony

Congratulations to the NJCU
Graduating Classes of 2022!


Save the Date

We look forward to celebrating our spring 2022 graduates at in-person ceremonies on June 1 & June 2, 2022.  Additional information, including ceremony assignments, dates, and times is coming soon. All communications will be sent to our graduating students’ NJCU email. 

June 1:  Late afternoon/early evening ceremony for Master’s and Doctoral graduates, location TBD

June 2:  Undergraduate student commencement, Prudential Center, Newark, NJ.


At NJCU, Commencement provides our students an opportunity to celebrate their academic achievements with family, friends, faculty, alumni, and the entire University community. 

NJCU’s Commencement will be held at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., on Thursday, June 2, 2022. Times and further details will be updated on this webpage and distributed to eligible candidates via University email during the Spring 2022 semester.

The ceremony will celebrate students receiving their degrees in January 2022, May 2022, and August 2022.

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Join Us in Celebrating First-Gen Students and Graduates

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Are you a first-generation college graduate this year or do you know someone who is? Here’s an opportunity to tell your story, in the form of a video or written submission. Visit the submission website for tips, instructions, and to share your own story.

Interested in seeing other first-gen stories? View YouTube video testimonials from first-gen students and graduates from across the country! Check them out and share your own!

Share Your Own Story