Graduate Rutgers School of Business–Camden students should review each of the items below to ensure that all requirements for graduation have been completed for the graduation certification process.
|Date of graduation||Diploma application period|
|May||January 2 - March 1|
|October||June 1 - August 15|
|January||September 1 - December 19|
All graduates are encouraged to attend Commencement in May where diplomas will be awarded. Graduates who will not be attending Commencement may request the Registrar to mail their diplomas.
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.
Honors designation is determined by the cumulative grade point average (GPA) at the time of graduation. Students may be eligible to graduate with honors if they earn the cumulative grade point averages listed below. Honors classifications are determined at the end of the student’s final semester. These averages are precise, rounding up is not done.
MBA honors scale:
- Cumulative GPA 3.75 – 3.84 = Cum Laude
- Cumulative GPA 3.85 – 3.94 = Magna Cum Laude
- Cumulative GPA 3.95 – 4.0 = Summa Cum Laude
Students must contact your MBA academic advisor requesting a graduation audit to make sure the student met the requirements for graduation.
Graduation certifications will only be performed for students who have submitted a completed Diploma Application. Diploma Applications not filed by the stated deadline will not be processed for the stated graduation period.
The Rutgers School of Business–Camden awards degrees three times a year: January, May, and October. To be considered for graduation, 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 degree, 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.
- May graduation: January 2 – March 1
- October graduation: June 1 – August 15
- January graduation: September 1 – December 19
**Unless the application is filed by the appropriate deadline, the degree is not conferred and graduation is delayed.**
Rutgers School of Business–Camden Commencement ceremony logistics will be emailed to the students during spring semester.