Doctoral Students Graduating

Commencement Information for Doctoral Students

Graduation is your opportunity to celebrate the achievement of your degree. There are two ceremonies for students; your date will depend on when you graduate:

The Graduate School
Commencement – Winter

For master’s and doctoral candidates who completed their requirements in August 2019, December 2019 or January 2020.

Friday, January 17, 2020 – 7 p.m.
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
1 Center Street
Newark, NJ 07102

Winter Commencement Information:

If you have not yet done so, Apply to Graduate on your NEST account.

Please contact Caren Ferrante at ferrantec@montclair.edu to inform her of your intended graduation date.  She will provide you with specific information for doctoral graduates.

You may access information about the ceremony, registering to attend, ordering regalia and more at the Commencement website.

The Graduate School
Commencement – Spring

For master’s and doctoral candidates who completed their requirements in May 2020.


Tuesday, May 19, 2020 — 7 p.m.

New Jersey Performing Arts Center
1 Center Street
Newark, NJ 07102

More information to come!