Commencement 2022

It’s your time to shine! Commencement at William Paterson University provides an opportunity for you to celebrate your achievements and this important milestone with your family, friends, faculty, alumni, and the entire University community.

This year, formal ceremonies will once again be held for undergraduate and graduate degree recipients—one for undergraduates at the Prudential Center in Newark, and one for graduate students held on campus in the Sports and Recreation Center. The ceremonies will celebrate students receiving their degrees in August 2021, January 2022, May 2022, and prospective August 2022 graduates.

Continue to check the website for more details as it gets closer to the event.

Undergraduate Ceremony (bachelor’s degrees)
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 • 9:00 a.m.
Prudential Center | 25 Lafayette Street, Newark

Tickets are NOT required

Graduate Ceremony (master’s and doctoral degrees)
Thursday, May 19, 2022 • 7:00 p.m.
William Paterson University • Sports and Recreation Center
300 Pompton Road, Wayne

Tickets ARE required


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