Guest Information

Photo of NJCU Commencement

Information for Commencement Guests

 

Please be advised that due to an event conflict with the Prudential Center, the start times of both ceremonies have changed. The first ceremony, originally scheduled for 9 a.m., will now begin at 11 a.m. Meanwhile, the second ceremony, originally slated for 1 p.m., will now begin at 3 p.m.

Please note the revised schedule, including seating times:

  • 11 a.m. Ceremony: School of Business and College of Professional Studies (doors open at 10 a.m. for all graduates, and all must be seated by 10:40 a.m.)
  • 3 p.m. Ceremony: Deborah Cannon Partridge Wolfe College of Education and the William J. Maxwell College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) and CAS/Education dual-degree recipients (doors open at 2 p.m. for all graduates, and all must be seated by 2:40 p.m.)
  • If you have any questions regarding the time change or any other matters pertaining to this year’s ceremonies, please contact us at commencement@njcu.edu.

NJCU DOES NOT REQUIRE TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT AND ALL GUESTS ARE WELCOME.

 

SEATING BEGINS 1 HOUR BEFORE EACH CEREMONY

Ticketing Information

Guests DO NOT need to have an entry ticket, and all guests are welcome.  There is no maximum number of guests per student. 

Please note a few important facts about attending the graduation at Prudential Center:

  • Masks are strongly encouraged to be worn while on Prudential Center property and inside the arena.
  • All guests will be required to follow all Prudential Center safety protocols, which can be found here.

Accessible Accommodations

If you or a family member need to utilize the accessible entrance and require access to accessible seating, please arrive as early as possible through the PNC Tower entrance.

The Prudential Center is fully accessible and has seating for individuals with special needs. :

Prudential Center ADA Guide

TRANSPORTATION / DIRECTIONS:

Prudential Center: Plan Your Visit