Commencement 2018

New Jersey City University (NJCU) will award graduate and undergraduate degrees at its commencement ceremony on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Degrees will be conferred at one ceremony, which will begin at 9:00 a.m. at the Prudential Center in Newark.

Attendees should plan on arriving no later than 8:00 am on the day of commencement.

Details are included in this website.

Reserve Discounted Parking

We recommend reserving parking in advance with SpotHero, a parking reservation service that connects drivers to discounted, convenient parking!

To book your spot for the New Jersey City University Commencement, visit the official SpotHero Prudential Center Parking page at  to find and reserve convenient parking with rates up to 50% off drive-up. Book now and your space at the chosen facility is 100% guaranteed!



Need a Hotel Reservation?

The Hampton Inn & Suites Newark Riverwalk is offering a rate of $159.00 per night for NJCU’s Commencement Ceremony 2018 for students, family, and friends. This rate includes:

  • Free shuttle service to/from the Prudential Center (just 3 minutes)
  • Free shuttle service to/from Newark (EWR) Airport
  • Free breakfast buffet
  • FREE parking
  • FREE Wi-Fi
  • FREE buffet breakfast

To make reservation online, go to

To make your reservations by telephone, please call 973-483-1900 x7101 and mention New Jersey City University Commencement.

Please make reservations before April 9, 2018 to qualify for the special rate of $159.00. For reservations taken after the cut-off date, standard rates of $219.00 - $239.00 will apply.