view of graduating class from behind speaker's podium at CHSS convocation

Eligibility and Registration


Candidates for the baccalaureate degree who have completed their degree requirements in August 2018 or January 2019, or who will have completed their requirements by May 2019 are eligible to participate in the Undergraduate Convocation.

If you have questions concerning academic issues related to your degree eligibility—such as application for final audit, Teacher Certification or application deadlines—please contact the Red Hawk Central at 973-655-7600. All other questions related to your academic standing may be directed to your academic advisor.

Please note that doctoral and master’s degree candidates DO NOT attend Undergraduate Convocation. For graduate student information please visit the Graduate Commencement webpage.


If you plan to attend the College of Humanities and Social Sciences Undergraduate Convocation, you must register at by 11:59 p.m., Sunday, April 21.

Here you will also be asked to record the correct pronunciation of your full name to be used, as you are personally recognized while crossing the stage during the ceremony. This form also allows you to indicate how many guest tickets you would like, indicate whether you plan to attend the formal Commencement ceremony, and link directly to the website for ordering regalia.

To register:

  1. Click on the Marching Order link sent to your University email address to complete the registration process. If you didn’t receive the email, go to MarchingOrder registration page and enter your email address. You will receive an email prompting you to create a password to access the site.
  2. Log in and complete the registration process.
  3. You may return to the site anytime by going to and using your email address and the newly created password.

The deadline to complete this form is 11:59 p.m., Sunday, April 21, 2019.

This website contains information about the 2019 College of Humanities and Social Sciences Undergraduate Convocation. For information about Undergraduate Commencement visit the Undergraduate Commencement website.

For Further Information about the College of Humanities and Social Sciences Convocation, contact the CHSS Dean’s office at