Registrar

Graduation Information

Application for Graduation

Students who intend to graduate at any of the three official graduation periods must first fill out an Application for Graduation. The deadlines for submission are as follows:

Fall Semester Completion
December 1

Spring Semester Completion
March 1

Summer Completion
July 1

If the deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, the deadline will be the following business day.

A graduation application fee of $120 will be charged when the form is processed.

Final Graduation Certification

The graduation date for each official graduation period is:

Fall Semester Completion - January 31

Spring Semester Completion - May Commencement Date (variable)

Summer Completion - August 31

Final Graduation Certification is the responsibility of each Academic Department and takes place within 2-4 weeks after the official graduation periods. Diplomas are mailed to graduates shortly after degrees have been certified. 

Participation in the May Commencement Ceremony

The Official NJIT Commencement web site can be found at http://commencement.njit.edu/.

For Undergraduate Students:

Students who officially complete their requirements in August and December will be invited to participate in the following May Commencement Ceremony except as noted below.

Students who submit their Application for Graduation for spring semester completion on or before the deadline will be notified of their application status during the first week in April. Only those students who are expected to successfully complete degree requirements by the end of spring semester or who are within 6 credits of completion will be eligible to participate in the May Commencement Ceremony. Students deemed ineligible will be placed on the next graduation list unless the Office of the Registrar is otherwise notified.

For Graduate Students:

Students who officially complete their requirements in August and December will be invited to participate in the following May Commencement Ceremony.

Questions should be directed to registrar@njit.edu.