Graduation Requirements

You are eligible to participate in Commencement exercises if you will have completed your academic degree requirements in May 2017.

This undergraduate ceremony is for all bachelor’s students who will have completed their graduation requirements in May 2017.

If you have questions concerning academic issues relative to your degree, final audit or teacher certification, please contact the Office of the Registrar at 973-655-4376 or at For the hours of the Registrar, please see

Financial Clearances

You must meet all financial obligations prior to receiving your diploma or final transcripts. Financial obligations include but are not limited to tuition, room, board, course fees, parking fines, library fines, residence hall fines and any special fees or fines charged to your account.

Please review your account summary via NEST for payment methods. For information concerning debt associated with:

  • Parking: Please contact Parking Services (located in the Red Hawk Deck) at 973-655-7580 or see the Parking Services website.
  • Sprague Library: Please call 973-655-4288.
  • Room and Board: Please contact Residence Life at 973-655-5188.

For all other financial obligations contact Student Accounts at 973-655-4105.

If you received federal loans, you will need to make arrangements for repayment. Please visit the Financial Aid Exit Counseling web page.

Graduation Fee

Please be aware there is also a $75 graduation fee billed to all degree candidates.