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RCSJ Parade of Graduates Ceremonies
​We are honoring our graduates with a safe and socially distanced drive-up Parade of Graduates on both the Gloucester and Cumberland campuses from Tuesday, May 11, 2021 through Friday, May 14, 2021. Visit to learn more.
Rowan College of South Jersey is proud to be one of New Jersey’s 6 mega-site vaccination locations

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Graduation & Commencement

Graduation & Commencement


Rowan College graduates students five times a year, which includes, May, June, August, December, and January. 

Students who wish to graduate must complete a graduation application during the period listed in the Graduation Dates and Deadline Chart:

Graduation Dates & Deadlines Chart

Graduation Term ​​
Deadline to Apply  Deadline for Advisors to Review Month Degree will be AwardedConferral Dates
(Date on Diploma)
Diplomas Home Ship Date
​Fall 2020
​Mar 6 - Nov 27
​Jan 22, 2021
Jan 2021​​Dec 11, 2020
Mar 5, 2021​
​Winter 2021
​Oct 19 2020 - Jan 4, 2021
Jan 22, 2021​Jan 2021​Jan 8, 2021​Mar 5, 2021​
Spring 2021
Oct 19 - Apr 23May 27, 2021May 2021May 13, 2021Sep 17, 2021
Summer 2021 (Early)
Feb 28 - Jun 04Jun 22, 2021Jun 2021Jun 24, 2021Aug 5, 2021
Summer 2021 (Late)
Feb 28 - Jun 10
Sep 10, 2021Aug 2021Aug 27, 2021Oct 29, 2021

SPRING DIPLOMAS 2021: Students who earn a diploma for the Spring 2021 term should ensure their address for diploma mailing is correct on their account no later than May 1st 2021. Your address can be checked on your Student Profile on the RCSJ portal. Spring 2021 diplomas will be shipped by our vendor no later than September 17, 2021.

SUMMER DIPLOMAS-EARLY 2021: Students may earn their degree and receive and early summer diploma if they apply for summer graduation by June 4, 2021, and complete their degree requirements by the end of the first summer term June 17, 2021.

SUMMER DIPLOMAS-LATE 2021: Students who apply for graduation by Aug 10, 2021, and complete their degree requirements within the summer term (term ends Aug 24, 2021) will qualify for a summer diploma.