Graduate Student Affairs

Annual Events for Graduate Students


 
Graduation Pictures
Information and dates coming soon.
Students will be able to sign up for this service online through Thornton, the portrait company, after the new year. 
 
Graduate Awards Ceremony
Information and dates coming soon.
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
Information and dates coming soon. 
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
Information and dates coming soon. 
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
information and dates coming soon. 
 
Graduate Commencement Ceremony
information and dates coming soon. 

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
Spring 2015: Wednesday, January 7 (Optional workshops on Thursday, January 8 and Friday, January 9)