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Congratulations, Ramapo College Class of 2024!

Ramapo College is pleased to announce Class of 2024 activities planned for this spring. Let’s go, Roadrunners!


Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony (May 29)


May 22, 2024: Graduate Programs Commencement Ceremony (Masters/Doctoral Degrees)

Caps off! The Ramapo College Class of 2024 Graduate Programs Commencement Ceremony will be held on campus in the Arena of the Bill Bradley Sports and Recreation Center. Doors will open at 4 p.m. The ceremony will begin with the academic processional at 5:15 p.m.

Tickets are required for all guests. Graduates do not need a ticket. 


May 23, 2024: Arching Day

Ramapo Studnets ArchingRamapo College will host Class of 2024 graduates and their guests on campus for the time-honored tradition of Arching!


The Arching Ceremony will begin at 4:30 p.m. and will be followed by a Farewell Reception.

Other special recognition programs take place on campus throughout the day:

  • 10 a.m. Nursing Pinning Ceremony, Sharp Theater
  • 12 p.m. Rites of Passage Ceremony, Friends Hall/SC219
  • 2 p.m. Academic Achievement Ceremony, Sharp Theater

Pre-registration is required. Registration opened in April and closed May 20.

May 24 – 27, 2024: Memorial Day Weekend

May 28, 2024: Senior Celebration

Baccalaureate members of the RCNJ Class of 2024 are invited to gather for a Senior Celebration on the day before the Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony. This celebration will be held at Mahwah Bar & Grill. Registration closed on May 20.

May 29, 2024: Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony (Bachelors Degrees)

RCNJ CommencementCaps Off! The Ramapo College Class of 2024 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony will be held at Prudential Center in Newark. Doors will open at 7:30 a.m. The ceremony will begin with the academic processional at 8:40 a.m.

Tickets are not required.


Post-Graduation: Welcome to the Ramapo College Alumni Association

Stay connected to Ramapo and to one another!

Being a member of the Ramapo College Alumni Association comes with benefits. Did you know you can audit courses tuition-free, receive career guidance and help with resume updates, and enjoy a range of social and networking events?  We encourage you to stay connected to your alma mater — once a Roadrunner, always a Roadrunner.

Congratulations to the graduates, friends, and families of the Ramapo College Class of 2024!

We look forward to celebrating alongside you.

Graduation vs. Commencement

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

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