Commencement 2023

Undergraduate ceremony live stream. Need captions? Click here to view the captioned video feed »

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 two for graduate students held on campus in the Sports and Recreation Center. The ceremonies will celebrate students receiving their degrees in January 2023, May 2023, and prospective August 2023 graduates.

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

Undergraduate Ceremony (bachelor’s degrees)
Wednesday, May 31, 2023 • 9:00 a.m.
Prudential Center | 25 Lafayette Street, Newark

Tickets are NOT required

Graduate Ceremonies (master’s and doctoral degrees)
Thursday, May 18, 2023
Click here to watch the graduate ceremonies