Office Of The Registrar, New Brunswick

Graduation Information

For New Brunswick Undergraduate Students

All New Brunswick undergraduate students who anticipate finishing degree requirements within the coming year MUST apply online for graduation by the deadline dates listed below.

By completing the Online Diploma Application, students will be certain to receive their requested "Diploma Name" with the correct spacing, spelling and accent marks; tell us if they will attend graduation; update their email address, phone number, and permanent address; and indicate whether they prefer to have their diploma mailed or picked up in the Registrar's Office.

Online Diploma Application - for all currently enrolled students who anticipate graduating this year. Please see your school's application deadline below.

Undergraduate (Hard Copy) Diploma Application - for prior students without a current NetID and password. Please contact our office (848)445-2757 to receive the hard copy Diploma Application.


All students should click on their college name (highlighted below) to link into the website of their respective colleges for more complete graduation information. In addition, the following filing dates would apply for each college:

Undergraduate Colleges
If completing requirements at the end of:
Filing Dates:
For graduation in:
Sch 10
Summer Session Feb 16 - Sept 15 October
Fall Term Sept 1 - Jan 15 January
Winter Session Sept 1 - Jan 15 January
Spring Term Feb 1 - May 15 May
Mason Gross School of the Arts - U.G.
Sch 07
Summer Session Feb 16 Sept 15 October
Fall Term Sept 1 - Jan 15 January
Winter Session Sept 1 - Jan 15 January
Spring Term Dec 15 - Apr 1 May
Rutgers Business School - NB
Sch 33
Summer Session
Feb 16 - Sept 15
October
Fall Term Sept 1 - Jan 15
January
Winter Session Sept 1 - Jan 15 January
Spring Term Jan 15 - April 15
May
SAS - Sch 01
Douglass College - Sch 06
Livingston College - Sch 02
Rutgers College - Sch 12
University College - Sch 61
Summer Session June 1 - Sept 15 October
Fall Term Sept 1 - Jan 15 January
Winter Session Sept 1 - Jan 15 January
Spring Term Feb 1 - May 15 May


Summer Session Feb 16 - Oct 15 October
Fall Term Sept 1 - Jan 15
January
Winter Session Sept 1 - Jan 15
January
Spring Term Dec 15 - May 15 May


Summer Session Feb 16 - Sept 1 October
Fall Term Sept 1 - Dec 1 January
Winter Session Sept 1 - Dec 1 January
Spring Term Dec 15 - Feb 21 May


Summer Session Feb 16 - Sept 15 October
Fall Term Sept 1 - Jan 15 January
Winter Session Sept 1 - Jan 15 January
Spring Term Feb 1 - May 15 May

Commencement information (schedule and invitations) will be sent to you by your college. Please check your college website by clicking on your college name (above), or contact your Dean's Office with specific questions.

For all graduates attending the May Commencement Ceremony in Schools 01, 02, 06, 07, 10, 11, 12, 14, 33, 37, or 61 -- NO diplomas will be distributed at Commencement.  Diplomas will be mailed to all graduates approximately two months after graduation to the Permanent Address listed in our database as of June 1st. Therefore, if your address changes after commencement, please be sure to update it at: https://personalinfo.rutgers.edu/ or the mailing label will be incorrect and graduates who have not updated their mailing address are responsible for lost or missing diplomas.(The University is not responsible for any loss or damage that may occur in transit via U.S. Postal Service for mailed diplomas.)

All graduates who prefer to pick-up their diploma in person at our Busch Campus office, please complete the Diploma Mailing Request Form and check "Pick-Up" to avoid having your diploma mailed.
Please mail/fax (732-445-4238) all Mailing Request Forms BEFORE JUNE 1st to the Undergraduate Registrar's Office, ASB, Room 200B, 65 Davidson Road, Busch Campus, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8096.

Degrees are conferred by the university upon recommendation of the faculty. Degree Verification of October and January degrees are available from the Office of the Registrar by ordering an Official Transcript at: https://transcripts.rutgers.edu/transcripts/studentTranscriptGateway.login or by requesting a Certificate of Graduation (request in writing to the Undergraduate Registrar's Office -- include name, ruid, college and date of graduation).

Diplomas and Official Transcripts will be withheld from all students whose financial accounts and debts (including tuition, housing, parking, and library) are not cleared.


Please direct your diploma questions and comments related to the Office of the New Brunswick Undergraduate Registrar (please include your RUID number and your school/college and graduation month/year) to: diplomas@rci.rutgers.edu for New Brunswick Undergraduate Students only. For specific commencement information, please contact your Dean's Office

Updated:  April 17, 2014

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