Degrees are conferred by the university upon recommendation of the
Faculty of Arts and Sciences-Newark and the Rutgers Business School:
Undergraduate-Newark. Degrees are conferred and diplomas issued at the
annual commencement each May. A student who completes degree
requirements in October or January may request a diploma in December or
April, respectively. October and January diplomas may be picked up at
the Office of the Registrar.
Diplomas are withheld if a student has a hold against his or her record.
is the responsibility of each student to ensure that all the graduation
requirements of the college, including certification of the major, have
been fully met well before the expected date of graduation. Student
records are officially closed upon graduation. A graduate cannot
improve his or her cumulative grade-point average by completing work or
taking additional courses after the degree has been conferred.
Inquiries concerning graduation may be directed to an academic adviser
at the Office of the Associate Dean, Rutgers Business School:
Undergraduate-Newark, Room 101, Engelhard Hall.
application forms must be completed and filed in the Office of the Dean
of Student Affairs, Hill Hall, by candidates for graduation as follows:
Unless the application is filed by the appropriate date, the degree is not conferred and graduation is delayed.
to have degrees granted in absentia should be sent to the registrar as
early as possible, and should indicate the address to which the diploma
should be mailed in June. The student should also notify the Office of
the Dean of Student Affairs, Hill Hall, of the request to be graduated