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Update as of November 9, 2022:

Ramapo College is pleased to announce the dates for the 2023 Arching and Commencement Ceremonies for our Class of 2023 graduates and their families!

Arching and Commencement are ceremonies that celebrate the conclusion of students’ academic careers.  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.

Congratulations Roadrunners!


Arching Ceremony (all degrees)

Wednesday, May 10, 2023 at 4:30 p.m.
Ramapo College Campus at the Arch
Pre-registration will be required. Registration will open in late March.

Undergraduate Commencement (bachelors’ degrees)

Thursday, May 11, 2023 at 6:45 p.m.
Prudential Center at 25 Lafayette Street in Newark, NJ
Doors to the Arena will open at 5:30 p.m. The ceremony will begin with the academic processional at 6:45 p.m.
Tickets are not required.

Graduate Programs Commencement (masters’ and doctoral degrees)

Thursday, May 18, 2023 at 5:15 p.m.
Ramapo College Campus in Arena of the Bill Bradley Sports and Recreation Center
Doors to the Arena will open at 4 p.m. The ceremony will begin with the academic processional at 5:15 p.m.
Tickets will be required for guests. More information on tickets will be available in the early 2023.


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