The audience seated inside NJPAC during a convocation ceremony

Graduate Programs - Newark and New Brunswick

Our Graduate Convocation scheduled for May 15th has been cancelled due to Covid-19. The bookstore is working with the vendor on a refund process for regalia which has already been purchased. We will announce the process as soon as we have it.

Date: Friday, May 15, 2020

Time: 2:00-4:00pm

Location: New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), Newark

Keynote Speaker:

 
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Ceremony

This will be a combined ceremony for graduates in the following programs:

  • MBA (Full-Time, Part-Time & Professional Accounting)
  • Executive MBA
  • International Executive MBA
  • MACCY – Financial Accounting
  • MACCY – Governmental Accounting
  • MACCY – Professional Accounting
  • MACCY – Taxation
  • MITA – Master of Information Technology and Analytics
  • MFinA – Master of Financial Analysis
  • MQF – Master of Quantitative Finance
  • MSCA - Master in Supply Chain Analytics
  • MSCM (Online program) – Master of Science in Supply Chain Management
  • Master in Business of Fashion
  • Master of Science in Healthcare Services Management

All RBS graduate students from all participating programs with earned degrees in October 2019, January 2020, and May 2020 will have their names called and will walk across the stage and be congratulated for their achievement.

Questions? Please contact your affiliate office of student services.

How to Order Your Regalia

Pre-Order Your Regalia online by March 6th for New Brunswick and by March 12th for Newark
All graduate business students will wear the same regalia. Please see image below.
A black cap and gown with a gold collar and red scarf

It’s a five piece package. Cost is $135.00. (Package includes, a gown, a cap, a tassel, a hood and a stole of gratitude) Please ensure you have all 5 pieces before you leave the store when picking up regalia. You will need to pay for your regalia when you place your order online.

When you click on “Order Now” please note, The Rutgers Business School Graduate Convocation Ceremony will be held on May 15, 2020.

If you are a Newark MBA or Specialty Master student, place your order at the link below by March 12th
(Select the “Master package” link first, then use the dropdown menu to find “Business Graduate Programs”)

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You may begin picking up your regalia April 20th through May 14th at the Newark Barnes & Noble bookstore listed below. (There is an option to purchase the gown and have it delivered to your home, but there is an additional charge for this service)
Location Barnes & Noble at Rutgers, Hahne’s Building
42 Halsey St., Newark, New Jersey 07102
Store Hours Monday -Thursday 9:00am-6:00pm;
Friday 9:00am-4:00pm;
Saturday 10:00am-2:00pm only during week of April 20th
Contact Store Manager – Wilda Silva, sm409@bncollege.com – 973-353-2227
If you are New Brunswick MBA or Specialty Master student, place your order at the link below by March 6th
(Select “Let’s Get Started” then select the “Master Package” and then use the drop down menu to select “Business Graduate Programs”)

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When you click on “Order Now”, please note that The Rutgers Business School Graduate Convocation Ceremony will be held on May 15, 2020, 2:00pm at NJPAC. If a different graduation date appears, other than May 15, 2020 for Business Graduate Programs, please ignore that date.

You may begin picking up your regalia April 8th through May 14th at the Barnes & Noble bookstore listed below.
(There is an option to purchase the gown and have it delivered to your home, but there is an additional charge for this service.)
Location Barnes & Noble Bookstore , 100 Somerset Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Store Hours *Monday – Friday,  9:00-6:00pm;
*Saturday 10:00am-5:00pm;
*Sunday 11:00am-5:00pm
Contact 732-246-8448; (“0” for the Operator)
*Please call bookstore to confirm hours of operation as they may vary.

Graduation photos

A professional photographer from Island Photography will be taking photographs of each graduate as they are recognized during the ceremony. Within 48 hours after commencement, you will be emailed a secure link and a PIN to view and order your photos. You can also register the email addresses of your friends and relatives so that they will receive a direct link to your proofs by visiting the website below:

Application for diploma

All students must complete the Online Diploma Application by the deadlines provided below. Degrees are conferred by the University upon recommendation of the faculty. There are three certification periods and only one joint convocation ceremony each year in May. The deadline for submission of your online diploma application form and manual degree completeness form is as follows:

Graduate programs if you plan to graduate:

  • October: Deadline is August 1st
  • January: Deadline is November 1st
  • May: Deadline is March 1st

You are responsible for checking your degree requirements.