School of Graduate Studies Convocation

A Celebration of our 2022 Graduates


Convocation | Friday, May 13, 2022, at 10:00AM 

Jersey Mike's Arena, Livingston Campus

The School of Graduate Studies Convocation will be held Friday, May 13, 2022.

Graduates should arrive by 9:15 AM, and the celebration will begin at 10:00 AM, at Jersey Mike's Arena, Livingston Campus, Piscataway.

Our celebration will focus on recognizing our graduating students individually. 

*Given the changing nature of Covid 19, please check this page often to learn if there are any changes related to this event including requirements for entry to the arena and whether a ticketing system will be implemented*


If you want to wear regalia to this event, you can purchase your Rutgers-New Brunswick regalia online. Please check back in early Spring 2022 for the hyperlink to the bookstore.


As you approach the Jersey Mike's Arena from Suttons Lane or Avenue E, parking attendants will direct you to nearby parking.

Handicapped parking is available in the Green and Yellow Lots.  There are handicapped spaces in the Green Lot alongside the Jersey Mike's Arena and a ramp to walk down to the arena. You can also drop off guests in the circle in front of the Jersey Mike's Arena if necessary, but the driver will then have to go park the car.

Bringing Guests

You are welcome to bring guests, no tickets or registration is required at this time. Please check back for more information in early Spring.

Livestream Video 

Our convocation will be livestreamed. Check back for the link to view in early Spring 2022.

Masks, Distancing, And Covid Protocols

We will be following all state and university safety guidelines during this event.  As of now, that means everyone must wear a mask, so be sure to bring yours.  We will call your name and you will walk across the stage, but there will be no hand shaking on stage.

Other Logistics At The Jersey Mike's Arena

Please limit the bags you and your guests bring to the event.  There will be security to get in, and all bags will be checked.

Only drinks will be available for sale in Jersey Mike's Arena during the event.

Professional Photography

A photographer will take photos of everyone who walks across the stage. The vendor we are using is Gradimages. Please check back for more information.


The Jersey Mike's Arena is accessible so everyone can enjoy the event.

If you are a graduate with an accessibility issue, please contact Barbara Sirman.