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Graduation & Commencement

Graduation & Commencement

Gloucester Campus Commencement

​​​​​​​​​​The Gloucester Campus Commencement Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 13, 2022 at 11:00 AM on the College Plaza located in front of the Eugene McCaffrey College Center (campus commencement map). 

Participating graduates should arrive at 10am for lineup. Graduates receive more detailed information regarding the Campus Commencement Ceremony via their student emails. 

The Campus Commencement is a traditional ceremony where graduates wear ceremonial regalia. Following commencement custom, students will march, listen to graduation speeches, and be acknowledged on stage before the official conferral of degrees. 

Graduates should also view the Commencement Checklist for important information.​

Inclement Weather

In the event of inclement weather, the Campus Commencement could be moved to a later time on Friday, May 13. In the event of extreme inclement weather, the Campus Commencement will be cancelled, and a Diploma Jacket Pick Up and Photo Opportunity event will be offered the week of May 16, 2022. If an inclement weather plan is enacted, this webpage will be updated and graduates will be notified via email. ​


Regalia Pickup is available in the Campus Bookstore beginning May 3 for those who selected store pickup. 

Students who selected "ship to home" should receive their regalia by May 11.

The bookstore hours during the week of May 9 are: 
Mon: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tue: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wed: 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thu: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Fri: 8:30 am - 2pm
​​Bookstore Phone Number: (856) 415-2249 ​

Group Photo Schedule
Students in select cohorts are invited to participate in group photos with their classmates prior to the ceremony at the following location and times. Please be prompt!

Location: Lawn between the Education and Humanities Center and the College Center 

10:15am- NJ Stars

10:20am- EOF

10:25am- T2K/3+1 Education

10:30am- PTK

10:35am- Student Veterans and Military Students 

10:45am- Platform and President's recognized students

Guests and Handicapped Parking

Guests are invited and encouraged​ to attend. Tickets are not required. Students may invite as many guests as they would like to attend the ceremony. The ceremony will start on time, so guests should arrive prior to 11:00 AM. Water, pretzels, and flowers will be available​ for purchase.

Handicapped Parking is available in Lot D for those with the appropriate handicapped parking decal. Additionally, there is a designated area for discharging passengers behind the Student Services building off Alumni Drive (campus commencement map)Security staff will be on hand for those needing assistance.

Indoor, air-conditioned alternate viewing locations for commencement will be available in Business and Corporate Center, Room 500 and Education and Humanities Center, Room 430. ​