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Rutgers School of Business–Camden
Commencement Ceremony

Congratulations Class of 2022!

August 2021, October 2021, and January 2022 graduates are invited to walk in our May 2022 Commencement ceremony.

Rutgers University—Camden’s commencement ceremonies & Rites of Passage celebration will take place at BB&T Pavilion in Camden as follows:

First Inaugural Rites of Passage Ceremony: Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. – Noon

The first Inaugural Rites of Passage Ceremony is a pre-commencement celebration to honor Black and Latinx-identified students who through resolute persistence have successfully completed an undergraduate or graduate degree at Rutgers University—Camden.

RSBC Commencement Ceremony: Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 4:00 pm

Waterfront Music Pavilion (formerly BB&T Pavilion)
1 Harbor Boulevard, Camden, NJ 08103
*Students should plan to arrive at 2:30 pm. 
Please Note:  Entrance tickets are NOT required for the ceremony.
Health and Safety Protocols: Please review the Waterfront Music Pavilion’s current health and safety protocols prior to visit.   

Parking – City of Camden Parking Authority:
Lot 1, South Delaware Avenue, Camden, NJ 08103
Lot 33, 537.-549 2nd Street, Camden NJ 08103

Academic Regalia

Academic regalia is now available for purchase. Pricing is as follows:

  • Bachelors – $107.00
  • Masters – $115.00
  • Doctoral – $135.00
  • Law – $165.00

You can purchase your regalia three ways:

  1. Order online for in-store pick-up by 3/25/22. In-store pick up will begin at the Grad Fair event: March 28-29 from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. At the Grad Fair you can also check out class rings, diploma frames and graduation announcements! 
  2. Order online for home shipping by 4/22/22 (shipping fees apply).
  3. Visit the University District Bookstore and buy in-person up from 3/30/22 – 5/18/22.

The University District Bookstore is located 601 Cooper St. Camden, NJ 08102. Call 856-968-1200 with questions.

Regalia will be sold during regular business hours up until the last commencement day. 

Other Regalia, Cords, and Sashes:
Several student groups and organizations give their members cords, sashes, etc. Students may wear these items at their own discretion.

Senior Portraits for the Class of 2022

When: Beginning Monday, March 21st
Where: Campus Center Conference Room West BC
How: Schedule your appointment at www.ouryear.com, entering school code 34

When you schedule your appointment, you will receive complete information on how to prepare for your sitting. Don’t forget that you can use these portraits for your Professional Networking and Job Search sites. Don’t miss out on capturing this once in a lifetime achievement.

NOTE: We at Prestige Portraits are very excited to be able to capture this important milestone in your school career. At this unprecedented time, we have put in place all CDC recommended guidelines for taking senior portraits. No-touch posing and social distancing will be implemented. Photographers and assistants will not make physical contact and will keep 6ft distance from subjects, customers and employees. All photographers and assistants will be wearing face masks at all times. It is important that you arrive on time for your scheduled appointment. No walk-ins permitted.

Diploma Information

August, October, and January graduates who did not elect to have their diplomas mailed are able to pick up their diplomas at any time, including the day of their graduation ceremony, at the One Stop.  

Diplomas for May graduates will be available by the beginning of July. Students are able to have their diplomas mailed or held for pickup at the Rutgers University–Camden One Stop Student Services Center. If selecting the mailing option, please log in to the Rutgers Personal Information Page and click on the “Address Update” tab to verify your address on file is correct. If your mailing address needs to be updated, please email camreg@camden.rutgers.edu

NOTE: Any student with a financial hold over $100 will have to resolve their hold in order to receive their diploma.

Should you have any questions or issues, please feel free to email the Office of the Registrar at camreg@camden.rutgers.edu

Applying for the Graduation

The Rutgers School of Business–Camden awards degrees three times a year: Fall (August / October), Winter (January), and Spring (May). To be considered for graduation, pending graduate students must submit a Diploma Application online within the time frames outlined below.

It is the responsibility of each student to ensure that all the graduation requirements of the school, including certification of the major, have been fully met well before the expected date of graduation. Student records are officially closed upon graduation. A graduate cannot retroactively improve his or her cumulative grade-point average by completing work or taking additional courses after the degree has been conferred.

Application Periods:

Students graduating in August, October, and January participate in the commencement ceremony in the following May. 

**Unless the application is filed by the appropriate deadline, the degree is not conferred and graduation is delayed.**

What happens if degree requirements are not met?

Individuals who have not met their requirements for graduation will be notified. If a problem is discovered during the final certification process, notification will be made by certified mail or email. Students who are ineligible to graduate based on their grades will be notified by phone or email.

***Only students who have successfully completed all graduation requirements may participate in the commencement ceremony.***

For more details, check out the Rutgers–Camden Commencement webpage. For School-specific information and questions, please contact rsbc.info@camden.rutgers.edu.

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BLDP Executive Shadowing Application v2

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If I am chosen and matched with an executive, I will follow through and prepare a one-page report giving honest feedback about the experience. The written summary is due by the start of the next semester. By typing my name in the box to the right I am offering my digital signature in lieu of my handwritten signature.

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After notified of a match, students are responsible for providing personal information to the matched executive (e.g., current resume and cover letter with information on career ambitions). The information on this application is for internal use only, for us to match you as well as possible with and executive from among our alumni database.

BLDP Application

The Fall 2022 Application is now open! 

Priority will be given to applications received by July 31. Applications are accepted until all seats are filled. Space is limited, so apply early!

The seminar application process is our gateway for entry into the program. Upon acceptance into BLDP, students will be emailed their acceptance letter plus a special permission number allowing registration for the BLDP seminar.

Requirements

Seminar applications are solicited each semester and require the following:

  1. Completed application form (at the bottom of this page),
  2. Personal essay
  3. Two (2) letters of recommendation (one academic; one other)

Rutgers-Camden students are invited to apply to apply for enrollment in the BLDP seminar. All applicants are expected to meet both of the following selection criteria:  (1) have sophomore standing or above and (2) have an overall GPA of 3.0 or above. First-semester transfer students will be evaluated based on their GPA earned at Rutgers. Students who fail to meet these admission criteria may still be allowed to apply for (and possibly enroll in) the BLDP seminar, but they will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

The director balances evaluations to make final decisions on people accepted for the seminar (up to a maximum of 15-20 each semester).

Students who are admitted to the BDLP are required to adopt the BLDP Code of Conduct. A signed contract is required from each student.

Students may count activities toward “leadership units” that were initiated prior to taking a seminar, as long as those activities occured primarily during their enrollment in their academic program.

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Applications for the BLDP Seminar will be ongoing until class is filled.

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