Celebrate Your Upcoming Graduation & Prepare for Life as Alumni

We can’t believe that it’s been nearly four years since you moved into the Honors College. You have made your mark on the Honors College and Rutgers, and we look forward to seeing your contributions in the world too. Here, you can check for important upcoming events, deadlines, and resources, and be sure to email us if you have questions. We look forward to celebrating your upcoming graduation with you!

Upcoming Senior Events

Important Deadlines

Please check back here for any upcoming important deadlines during your senior year.


 100 Things

to do Before Graduation!

Get Ready Class of 2022! Purchase Your Regalia! 

Rutgers University Class of 2022 graphic

University Commencement is just 100 days away on Sunday, May 15, 2022 at SHI Stadium. Academic regalia is required to participate in commencement and convocation ceremonies.

Rutgers–New Brunswick graduates can purchase regalia from Barnes and Noble Rutgers University Bookstore through the online store.  

  • Order online now thru March 4 to be delivered in store with no delivery charge.
  • Want to have it shipped to you? Order online now thru April 22 with the ship to home option. Delivery charge will apply.
  • Purchase in store at the Barnes and Noble Somerset Street location beginning April 6.
  • Grad Fair will be held at Barnes and Noble in New Brunswick on April 6 &7 from 10am-6pm. Visit with representatives and see the selection of class rings, personalized announcements, diploma frames, and much more!

Graduation events are two-part: convocation and commencement. Convocation honors and recognizes the individual graduates and the honors earned from the Honors College. University Commencement celebrates all members of the Class from Rutgers–New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical & Health Sciences at one event. It is at Commencement where President Holloway confers the degrees. Learn more about the University Commencement.


During your senior year, make sure to see your Honors College Academic Adviser, and check regularly for Adviser emails regarding your Honors College status and completion of requirements. The Advisers are here to answer your questions!


As you continue through your senior year, it is important that you keep your personal health and wellness at the forefront. Your transition from our community to beyond, can challenge all aspects of your life. We are here to help!