Congratulations to the Class of 2020! 

When: Thursday, May 21, 2020
Where: BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbor Boulevard, Camden, NJ 08103
Parking: Free Parking is available across from the entrance of the BB&T Pavilion.
Directions: – Follow signs to BB&T Pavilion.
Arrival Time: 12:30 PM – Promptly for check-in
Class Photo: 1:00 PM
Guest Seating Opens: 1:30 PM ** Entrance tickets are NOT required for the ceremony.
Ceremony: 2:00 PM
Live Stream:  – Starts 10 minutes prior to commencement ceremony






Academic Regalia

Graduates must wear academic regalia to participate in commencement ceremonies.  Academic regalia is purchased through the University District Bookstore at 601 Cooper Street, Camden, NJ.   

2019-2020 Academic Regalia Pricing

Bachelor’s     $104.00
Master’s        $112.00
Cords             $15.00
Stoles             $25.00
Extra tassels $12.00
Extra cap       $  8.00

Visit the Graduation Fair at the University District Bookstore March 23 – 25, 2020 and check out and order your graduation regalia and products: here.

Graduation Products Can Be Purchased Online!
Visit and purchase your graduation products through March 25.

Senior Portrait Information

Prestige Portraits will be on campus for senior portrait sessions – the dates are TBD.  Seniors – Schedule your appointment at, entering school code 34 or by calling 1-800-OUR-YEAR™ (687-9327), during normal business hours. When you schedule your appointment, you will receive complete information on how to prepare for your portrait sitting.  Don’t forget that you can use these portraits for your Professional Networking and Job Search sites.  Questions?  Contact Prestige Portraits directly. 

Graduation Pictures

GradImages will be the official photographer for our commencement ceremonies. Your proofs will be ready to view online as soon as 48 hours after the ceremony. If you have any questions after the ceremony about your photos, please contact the GradImages Customer Service Department at 800-261-2576 or

To notify you when your images are available, GradImages sends emails, mails paper proofs, and you may opt for text message notifications. Your information is never shared and privacy is guaranteed. Pre-registering will confirm your contact information to provide your complimentary proofs as quickly as possible and you’ll save 20% on any order of $50 or more.

To pre-register for your commencement proofs, please visit  There is no obligation to order photos.

Accessibility Information for Guests with Special Needs or Disabilities

Rutgers University strives to make the Commencement experience comfortable and accessible for all graduates and their guests. Please note: there are steps leading up to the stage in the BB&T Pavilion. Graduates who require assistance to fully participate in Commencement should reach out to the Office of Disability Services at (856) 225-6442 or More information is available at