Graduation Information


New Jersey Institute of Technology would like to congratulate you on your accomplishments! Graduation is a time to celebrate your years of hard work and dedication with all of your friends, family, plus the staff and faculty here at NJIT.

This page will be updated as we near the graduation date. The information here will outline the steps to take to ensure you are prepared to graduate and participate in the Commencement activities. We welcome family and friends to visit this site as well in preparation for the festivities.


Dates to Celebrate

Grad Fair

Grad Fair is a mandatory event for all 2017 Commencement Ceremony participants to obtain the materials and information needed for the ceremony.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Newark College of Engineering (NCE) Candidates

10am to 3pm

Campus Center Atrium

​Tuesday, April 25, 2017

College of Architecture and Design (CoAD), College of Science and Liberal Arts (CSLA), Martin Tuchman School of Management (MTSM), & Ying Wu College of Computing (YWCC) Candidates

10am to 6pm

​Campus Center Atrium


Commencement Ceremony

May 16, 2017 (Tentative)

Prudential Center


Diploma Day

All May 2017 diplomas will be distributed on Diploma Day.

June 21, 2017

10am to 2pm

Campus Center Ballroom



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Frequently Asked Questions Important Due Dates  


Undergraduate Students: Any undergraduate student that has not received information about Graduation or who is not eligible to participate in the Commencement Ceremony may complete a Petition to Participate in the May 2017 Commencement Ceremony. The Form will be available by January 30, 2017 and your request to participate will be reviewed by a committee within 2 weeks of submission. In order to participate in the May 2017 Commencement Ceremony, you must be within 2 courses of completing all of your academic requirements AND you must be registered for the last 2 classes in the Summer 2017 term. If you have any questions, please email The deadline for submission is March 31, 2017.