Day of Information
Traffic Notice: Route 322 will close from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. from Bowe Blvd. to Main Street. Road closure detours will be marked.
Click on a camera to view that location on University Green.
Click on the graduate seating sections to locate your seating area. (Graduate seating subject to change. Please attend Commencement rehearsal on May 14 for final assignments)
Click on the gift table to view a display.
***Please note that the distance between parking lots and ceremony locations can be long and strenuous for elderly or mobility-impaired guests. Please visit here for more information on parking and seating and options for special needs guests. A handicap hangtag or placard alone will not guarantee priviledged parking. You MUST contact our parking office for a Rowan University-issued special needs parking pass.
Because of heavy traffic and unusual traffic management on campus, we encourage you to arrive before 9 a.m. to allow time for parking and walking to the ceremony on the University Green. We also recommend that you consider one of the alternate routes listed below due to the exceptionally heavy traffic from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Route 322 East. The route you take to campus will most likely determine the parking lot or area where you will park for the day. Please use the route guides below to help you plan.
Robing and line-up information
Robing and line-up begins at 9 a.m. for all candidates on Friday, May 16. Education, Science & Mathematics, some Performing Arts and some Humanities & Social Sciences candidates will robe near the baseball field (adjacent to Bunce Hall). Business, some Performing Arts, Engineering, Communication & Creative Arts, and some Science & Mathematics degree candidates will robe on Hollybush Road. NOTE: Due to graduation numbers, the location of each college's line up may change. Please attend rehearsal on Wednesday, May 14 for final line-up assignments.
After robing, graduates will form single lines behind their academic major sign and be ready to proceed to the Green no later than 9:30 a.m. Faculty and staff marshal coordinators will assist with the process.
Time: 10 a.m.
Secondary college ceremonies will begin approximately 30 minutes after the conclusion of the main outdoor ceremony at the following locations:
More details about the secondary ceremonies can be found here.
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In the event of a severe rainstorm, Commencement will move indoors. Please visit here for more information.
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