Graduate Requirements

This Graduate School ceremony is for all master’s and doctoral students who have completed their graduation requirements in August 2017 or will have completed them by the end of January 2018.

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 Office hours of the Registrar are:

Monday and Thursday
8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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

A one-time non-refundable $85 University graduation fee will be assessed to candidates for each degree or certificate sought. There is no fee assessed to attend the Commencement Ceremony.