August 2017 Graduates

Advisement   Meet with your advisor to ensure all degree requirements are met.
Holds   Review Highlander Pipeline and settle any outstanding balances or other holds.
Contact Info  

​​Update Highlander Pipeline with local address and personal email address to receive up to date information about the commencement ceremony and diploma distribution.

International students: SEVIS regulation requires International student's permanent address to remain the one from the student's home country. This rule does not apply to the designation of local address.  If the student wishes to continue to receive communication from NJIT post graduation, please make sure the local address reflects the most current US address.  Please reach out to the Office of Global Initiatives with any questions regarding the SEVIS regulation.

Financial Aid   Complete an exit interview if you received Financial Aid. Click Financial Aid for more details.
Apply for Graduation July 1, 2017 Graduates & PhDs: Please complete the Graduation Application and submit it to the Office of the Registrar.
Graduation Verification Form* 
July 21, 2017
Undergraduates: All August 2017 candidates must complete the Graduation Verification* form in Highlander Pipeline. Go to Highlander Pipeline: Student Services --> Banner Self Service --> Student --> Graduation --> Graduation Verification. This form will be available until August 7, 2017.
Graduation Date

August 31, 2017

Official Graduation Date reflected on official transcripts.
Diplomas September 29, 2017 Diplomas will be distributed at the Office of the Registrar on September 29, 2017. Any August 2017 diploma remaining on October 2, 2017 was sent United States Postal Service certified mail.


May 15, 2018*

May 17, 2018*

May 18, 2018*

Students that did not participate in the May 2017 Commencement Ceremony are welcome to join us for the Commencement Ceremony in May 2018. 

Tuesday, May 15, 2018* - Prudential Center - Ceremony for Undergraduate, Doctoral and Honorary Degree candidates.

Thursday, May 17, 2018*, and Friday, May 18, 2018* - NJIT Wellness and Events Center - Ceremonies for Master Degree Candidates.


​*Dates are tentative and are expected to be confirmed in early February.  Please visit us again at that time for additional information.

**Monitor emails & Highlander Pipeline for additional Graduation & Commencement information