Graduate Student Affairs

Annual Events for Graduate Students

Graduation Pictures
February 25 & 26 from 2:00-7:00 pm
Students will be able to sign up for this service online through Thornton, the portrait company, after the new year. 
Graduate Awards Ceremony
Friday, May 16, 2014
To honor graduate award recipients, the Office of Graduate Student Affairs hosts an awards ceremony and cocktail reception for award recipients, their friends, family, and colleagues. Faculty and staff members will be in attendance for this event.
Graduate Gala
Monday, May 19, 2014 
At the conclusion of the academic year the Office of Graduate Student Affairs hosts a formal dinner for graduating graduate students and their guests. This event includes a cocktail hour, a sit down dinner, and an evening of dancing. This event replaces the Provost's Banquet and the Graduate Cruise that took place in Spring 2013.
Ph.D. Hooding
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 
Afternoon Reception
For graduating Ph.D. Hooding there is a formal ceremony the day prior to campus graduation. At this ceremony the student’s faculty advisor has the opportunity to present the current student with their academic hood. The event is followed by a reception for graduating students, faculty, and staff.
Graduation Festival
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 
Graduate Commencement Ceremony
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

The commencement ceremony for graduate students will be held at 10:00 am in the IZOD Center (East Rutherford, NJ). 
Click here for more information about the commencement ceremony for graduate students. 
New Student Orientation
Fall 2014: August 12-14, 2014

Tuesday, August 12: PhD Student Orientation 

Wednesday, August 13: International Student Arrival Day (International Master's students only)

Thursday, August 14: New Graduate Student Orientation (International & Domestic Master's students)

Welcome Week
August 18-22, 2014

Ph.D. Welcome Reception
Fall 2014 Date TBA
Every year a member of the Stevens Community hosts an intimate evening reception for the incoming Stevens Ph.D. students. The event is attended by prominent members of Stevens faculty and staff.