Bachelor's Candidates

Application for Graduation

Undergraduate Application


Commencement Ceremony
Friday, May 18, 2018 • 9:00 am
Prudential Center, Newark, NJ
Tickets are NOT required.

"Say Thanks"
Undergraduates can "Say Thanks" to their supporters with personal words of thanks, which will be printed in the Commencement Program.
100% of proceeds will support scholarships for the Class of 2019.
Click here to "Say Thanks"

Senior Send Off
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 • 7:00 - 10:00 pm
University Commons • Ballrooms 

The Senior Send-Off Celebration is hosted by the William Paterson University Alumni Association for all WP bachelor's candidates graduating in 2018.  Music, dancing, cash bar, refreshments and desserts, photo booths, and pinning ceremony.  Dress to impress!

Senior Portraits
November 6 – November 10, 2017
February 19 – February 23, 2018
April 2 – April 6, 2018

Schedule your appointment at, entering school code 237 or by calling 1-800-OUR-YEAR (687-9327) during normal business hours.

Please note there is a $30 sitting fee for Senior Portraits and with this fee you will receive a complimentary yearbook.  Yearbooks will be mailed out in October 2018.


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