GSO Announcements to Graduate Students

This page contains emails, announcements, and other correspondence for Graduate Students from the Graduate Studies Office. 

Appeal for Students Subject to Academic Dismissal

Only for students who receive communication from the Office of the Registrar

Dismissal Appeal Application

Completion Letter Information

Confirmation letters are available by request for doctoral candidates upon completion of all requirements.  If you need a letter, please send the request by e-mail to  Be sure to include your NJIT ID# and program (e.g., 21212123; Chemistry). 

Commencement Letter

Dear Graduate Student:

You may have received an email from the Registrar with instructions to apply for graduation. If you have already applied for graduation, you will receive notification from the Registrar in early April on your eligibility to participate in the commencement ceremony. If you have not yet applied for graduation, please visit the Office of the Registrar’s Graduation Information webpage. Fill out the Application for Graduation, sign, and obtain the signature of your advisor as per the instructions on the application. Submit the application by March 1, 2018 to the Office of the Registrar in the Student Mall, or scan and send via email to Ms. Maryann Sawka at

To appeal this policy for participation at the commencement, only for exceptional circumstances, graduate students must email the reasons to by March 31, 2018. If approved, their name will not appear in the online graduation list or the printed commencement program.

- Graduate Studies Office


For more information regarding the May commencement, please visit after Spring Break. 

Domestic Graduate Student Orientation

The Domestic Graduate Student Orientation is typically held in late August or early September prior to the start of the Fall semester. This orientation aims to help incoming domestic graduate students get acclimated to graduate education at NJIT. There will be speeches from representatives of various departments at NJIT, both academic and administrative, with opportunities for Q&A.  Please click here to view the program from the most recent orientation.  You may also view the Graduate Student guidebook here.