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

Eligibility and Registration


Doctoral, Master’s and Bachelor’s degree candidates who have completed their degree requirements in August 2021, December 2021, January 2022, or who will have completed their requirements in May 2022 are eligible to participate in the CHSS Convocation.

If you have questions concerning academic issues related to your degree, final audit or Teacher Certification, please contact the Office of the Registrar at 973-655-4376 or visit Apply for Graduation. All other questions related to your academic standing may be directed to your academic advisor.


If you plan to attend the College of Humanities and Social Sciences Undergraduate Convocation, you must register on MarchingOrder by 11:55 p.m., Sunday, April 19.

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 11:55 p.m., Sunday, April 19, 2020.

This website contains information about the 2022 College of Humanities and Social Sciences Convocation. For information about Commencement visit the Commencement website.

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