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2022 Arching & Commencement Ceremonies

Update as of October 21, 2021:

Ramapo College will host Class of 2022 graduates and their guests for the time-honored tradition of Arching on Wednesday, May 11, 2022. The Arching Ceremony will begin at 4:15 p.m. and will be held on campus at the Arch.

The Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony will be held at Prudential Center in Newark, NJ on Thursday, May 12, 2022. Doors will open at 7:30 a.m. The ceremony will begin with the academic processional at 8:45 a.m.

The Graduate Programs Commencement Ceremony will be held on campus in the Arena of the Bill Bradley Sports and Recreation Center on Thursday, May 19, 2022. Doors will open at 4:00 p.m. The ceremony will begin with the academic processional at 5:15 p.m.

Please note: Ceremony dates and venues are subject to change as circumstances in our region change. The safety of our graduates, their guests and our employees will always be a top priority for Ramapo College. The College will abide by NJ state regulations on in-person gatherings. Updates will be posted on this webpage and shared with graduates via their Ramapo e-mail address.

Arching and Commencement are ceremonies that celebrate the conclusion of your academic career. All January graduates and June & August graduation candidates are invited to participate in these ceremonies. However, participation in one or both ceremonies does not guarantee graduation.


Graduation Information

Graduation is the completion of all degree requirements as certified and recorded on a student’s official transcript. To graduate from Ramapo College, you must submit an online graduation application by the required deadline.

Information regarding the online graduation application was sent via email on October 4 from the Office of the Provost.

Click here for more information on graduation, the online graduation application and deadline dates.


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