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University Commencement: A Virtual Celebration

Date & Time

Sunday, May 31, 2020, 2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.




Virtual Event

2020 A Virtual Celebration

Celebrate the Class of 2020

Join us in celebrating the achievements of the Class of 2020 with graduates and members of the Rutgers community and recognize an important milestone in the lives of Rutgers students and their families. This event is for graduates of schools affiliated with Rutgers–New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences.

Given the unprecedented nature of the global pandemic we are living through, all commencement activities will take place virtually.

  • On May 31 at 2 p.m., stream the event via the Rutgers Commencement website, through Facebook, or on YouTube
  • A digital program book will be available
  • Expect to hear messages from Rutgers President Robert Barchi, Chancellor Christopher Molloy of Rutgers–New Brunswick, and Chancellor Brian Strom of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences
  • Award-winning broadcast journalist Lester Holt will give the commencement address
  • Students are encouraged to share their experience live on social media during the streaming program using #RutgersStrong and #RU2020

Visit the University Commencement website to learn more.