Congratulations Nursing Class of 2023!
Rutgers School of Nursing-Camden celebrates you as you prepare for graduation!
August 2022, October 2022, and January 2023 graduates are invited to walk in our May 2023 Campus-wide Ceremony, events, and Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden’s Commencement Convocation.
Rutgers University—Camden’s Rites of Passage Ceremony, Graduation Picnic and Campus-wide Commencement Ceremony will take place at Freedom Mortgage Music Pavilion in Camden as follows:
Monday, May 15, 2023
Rites of Passage Ceremony:
10:00 a.m. – Noon
Freedom Mortgage Pavilion
The 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.
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Freedom Mortgage Pavilion
Rutgers—Camden Campus and Graduate School Commencement:
4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Freedom Mortgage Pavilion
We invite all undergraduate and graduate level graduates, as well as their families, to attend!
Tuesday, May 16, 2023
Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden Commencement Convocation:
Names will be read at this ceremony and graduates will have the opportunity to walk across the stage.
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Freedom Mortgage Pavilion
*Tickets will not be required for the Nursing Convocation. Students should plan to arrive at 2:30 p.m. Additional instructions will be sent to graduating students closer to the ceremonies.
Freedom Mortgage Music Pavilion (formerly BB&T Pavilion)
1 Harbor Boulevard, Camden, NJ 08103
Parking: City of Camden Parking Authority:
Lot 1, South Delaware Avenue, Camden, NJ 08103
Lot 33, 537-549 2nd Street, Camden, NJ 08103
Commencement Information for Students and Guests
Freedom Mortgage Pavilion (formally called the Waterfront Music Pavilion) - 1 Harbour Blvd, Camden, NJ 08103
South Delaware Avenue
Camden, NJ 08103
Chris Urban at 215-245-1142 or firstname.lastname@example.org
How to Apply for Graduation
To be considered for graduation, students must submit the online diploma application through the Registrar’s Office. Students are reminded to check their class year, major(s), and minor(s) for accuracy. If any of these need to be corrected, please contact the Registrar’s Office at (856) 225-6053.
May Graduation: January 2 – March 1
October Graduation: June 1 – August 15
January Graduation: September 1 – December 19
Please contact your advisor in our SNC-CARES department, who oversees the graduation certification process.
Graduation Certification Process for Nursing Students
In order to graduate, students must meet the following degree conditions:
- Earn a minimum of 30 of the final 42 credits as a regularly enrolled undergraduate at Rutgers Camden including 12 credits in the major.
- Complete at least 124 credits with a cumulative average of 2.0 or be in good academic standing as defined by the School of Nursing-Camden policy.
- Fulfill all requirements for the Nursing major.
- Discharge all academic, disciplinary, and financial obligations to the university.
Students may contact the Registrar’s Office to have minors noted correctly on their academic record. Contact email@example.com. Students must indicate minors on their online diploma application. A student's minor department will approve their minor, and student's are advised to meet with this advisor.
What happens if degree requirements are not met?
Students who have not met their requirements for graduation/ineligible to graduate based on their grades will be notified by phone or email.
Any student who received a Federal Loan while at Rutgers University - Camden are required to complete an “Exit Interview”. *Failure to complete this will place a financial hold on the student’s transcript. Complete the “Exit Interview” here: https://scarlethub.rutgers.edu/financial-services/types-of-aid/loans/exit-counseling/
Special Note: October and January Graduates
All graduates of the Rutgers School of Nursing-Camden are encouraged to attend commencement in May. Graduates who will not be attending commencement may request their diploma be mailed to them using the online diploma application.
Rutgers Honors Graduates and Honor Societies
A selection of qualified students for all honors societies is made based on the student's academic standing in February of the relevant academic year. Students may graduate with honors if they complete a minimum of 45 credits at Rutgers University as a matriculated student and if they earn a cumulative grade point averages of:
- Cum Laude– 3.50
- Magna Cum Laude – 3.75
- Summa Cum Laude – 3.90
Honors students must purchase their cords in-store at the University District Bookstore for $15. Honors cords cannot be purchased online.
Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI)
A selection of qualified students for all honors societies is made based on the student's academic standing in February of the relevant academic year. Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society holds an induction ceremony towards the end of the spring semester. Please review for Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden undergraduate and graduate students.
Diploma Pickup Information
May diplomas will be available by the beginning of July. Students are able to have their diplomas mailed, or to have them held for pickup at the Rutgers University - Camden One Stop Student Services Center (One Stop). 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Any student with a financial hold over $100 will have to resolve their hold in order to receive their diploma.
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.
Should you have any questions or issues, please feel free to email the Office of the Registrar at email@example.com
Senior Portraits for the Class of 2023
Photographers from Prestige Photography by Lifetouch will be on campus from 10:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. as follows:
- December 12-14, 2022: Campus Center, Lower Level, Executive Meeting Room
March 27- March 31, 2023: Campus Center, Lower Level, West BC Conference Room
April 11-13, 2023: Campus Center, Lower Level, West BC Conference Room
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.
Become a Scarlet Senior by making a gift to any area across Rutgers you find most meaningful—whether it be your school, a program, scholarships, emergency support, a specific program, and more. Visit https://camdenseniors.rutgers.edu/pages/home-2230 for more information.
Rutgers University Alumni Association
All Rutgers graduates are automatically members of the Rutgers University Alumni Association (RUAA), the university-wide organization of more than 461,000 alumni. There are no membership dues to pay and no forms to complete.
Visit https://alumni.rutgers.edu/ for more information.
Frequently Asked Questions
For additional information, you can also visit the Campus Commencement website: https://www.camden.rutgers.edu/commencement
For further questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org