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Graduation & Commencement

Graduation & Commencement


Commencement Ceremony

Rowan College of South Jersey's Gloucester Campus Commencement Ceremony will take place over a two day period to accommodate all students in a safe and socially distanced "drive up" format in Parking Lot D. 

Ceremonies will take place on Tuesday, May 11 and​ Wednesday May 12, 2021 in the afternoon. 

Graduation is the completion of all degree requirements as recorded on the official transcript. Commencement is the ceremony held in May each year that celebrates the completion of a degree. Participation in the commencement ceremony does not imply official graduation. Students must apply to graduate​ on the Portal. 

Students wishin
g to apply for graduation can do so by logging into the RCSJ Portal and selecting “Self-Serve.” Once there, select the tab at the top of the page entitled, “Student” and select “Student Records” from the choices provided. From there, select the link labeled, “Apply to Graduate” and complete the online form.

​​News & Announcements

Be sure to check the commencement ​website for news and updates on the ceremony. For example, information concerning ceremony changes because of inclement weather will be announced on the website.​​

Commencement 2021 Inclement Weather Plan- Gloucester Campus

The Drive Up ceremonies are rain or shine events. In the event of extreme weather, events could be cancelled or modified. Students should check the website and their student email accounts for updates.