Rutgers School of Business–Camden
Congratulations to the Class of 2021!
We are pleased to announce SBC’s virtual Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2021 will be held on Friday, June 4th at 10:00 am.
The event will be livestreamed. The link will go live at 10:00 am. You will not need special software to participate. This event will bring together our graduates, faculty, alumni speakers, and all of the Rutgers–Camden community to celebrate our remarkable students. All graduating students will be invited to share photographs for the ceremony. Additional information about the photopgraph submission and commencement-related festivities will be sent by the Office of the Dean in the coming weeks.
Please note that registration is not required to participate or view the ceremonies. If graduates have purchased regalia, they are encouraged to wear it during the ceremony, but the purchase of regalia is not required.
Applying for Graduation
The Rutgers School of Business–Camden awards degrees three times a year: January, May, and October. To be considered for graduation, seniors 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.
**Unless the application is filed by the appropriate deadline, the degree is not conferred and graduation is delayed.**
To purchase academic regalia and graduation-related items, please visit https://herff.ly/rucamden. Please note, this website has been designed to service many universities across the nation. The use of the word “ceremonies” is generic and does not reflect the commencement plans of all schools served by Herff Jones.
You can choose to have your cap and gown shipped to the Barnes and Noble University District Bookstore, or for an additional fee, you can have your gown shipped directly to your home. Online ordering will be open until April 23, 2021. Gowns ordered for shipping to the bookstore will be available for pick-up starting May 3, 2021. Gowns shipped to homes will be delivered 2-3 weeks from the order date. If you miss the online ordering period, a limited supply of extra gowns will be available for purchase at the Barnes and Noble University District Boostore starting May 3.
For information regarding the purchase of honors cords for the Class of 2020, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the University District Bookstore, 601 Cooper Street, Camden, NJ 08103, Mon. – Fri. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Sat.-Sun. closed).
Lifetouch Photography will be hosting senior portrait sessions in the Campus Center for the Class of 2021 for the School of Business-Camden. Schedule your appointment here and enter School Code 34 or call 1-800-OUR-YEAR™ (687-9327), during normal business hours. Appointments are required.
When you schedule your appointment, you will receive complete information on how to prepare for your portrait sitting. Please note that Lifetouch has instituted new operating protocols to ensure your health and safety. Find out more about these practices by visiting: https://Lifetouch.com/newpicturedayexperience/
Here a few things to remember when you come to campus for your portrait:
- Park in Lot 12 – even if you don’t have a parking permit.
- You must wear a face covering while on campus and in any University building, practice social distancing, and follow all other university COVID protocols, including completing the My Campus Pass, prior to arriving on campus. Log in to my.rutgers.edu and click on the tab labeled “My Dashboard.”
- Additional protocols can be found at: https://coronavirus.rutgers.edu
- If you have not chosen to purchase regalia, Lifetouch will provide loaner regalia for your portrait session. The robes are sanitized in between sessions and individual cap-liners are provided.
During the weeks of May 10 and May 17, 2021, graduates will be invited to step onto the “Scarlet Stage” for an in-person graduation photography event. Graduates and up to two members of their families will be able to pose against a variety of festive and formal backdrops! GradImages, the University’s commencement photographers, will be on site to capture these celebratory moments. Individual sessions will be scheduled via registration to ensure COVID protocols, including limited room capacity. In mid-April, members of the Class of 2021 will receive further information about how to register for their Scarlet Snapshot!
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.***