School of Health Professions
* CONVOCATION *
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 @ 4:00pm
NEW JERSEY PERFORMING ARTS CENTER (NJPAC)
1 Center Street
Newark, NJ 07102
Click here to RSVP
Deadline to RSVP is April 23rd!
Congratulations to the Class of 2018!
Click here to see message from Assistant Dean Thompson-Owen on 2018 SHP Convocation
All 2018 graduates are eligible to walk in the ceremony if they have:
1) Applied for graduation with the Office of Enrollment Management
2) Have or are currently in the process of completing their program requirements by their intended graduation date.
October 2017 PhD and DCN graduates are also invited to participate at the 2018 Convocation ceremony.
The Rutgers School of Health Professions has provided the following electronic commemorative announcement for download:
252nd Anniversary RU Commencement & 2018 SHP Convocation Announcement
The ceremony recognizes the academic achievements of graduates for the 2018 year. Speakers will be followed by the presentation of awards. Graduates will walk across the stage as their name is announced.
TICKETS & NAME READER CARDS
Guest tickets and Name Reader Cards for SHP Convocation will be distributed to graduates' at the SHP Graduation Fair on Wednesday, May 9th. The event will be hosted on the Blackwood and Scotch Plains campuses. Please click here to RSVP for the fair: 2018 SHP Graduation Fair RSVP
Graduates are advised to NOT misplace their name reader card. If graduates lose their name reader card, they will not be guaranteed to have their name read or have any award distinctions announced when walking across stage. Distance graduates or those who will not be able to pick up tickets & name reader card will be able to pick up their tickets on the day of ceremony at NJPAC by the registration area.
A roll call will be done closer to the day of the ceremony if any extra tickets are available. Please check your email for further announcements.
SHP RECOGNITION AWARDS
Annual awards will be presented to students, faculty, staff and colleagues for outstanding accomplishments or service to the school and community.
Please note that guest seating will begin at 3 p.m. and the ceremony will begin at 4 p.m. Doors will not open until 3 p.m.
Family and friends can have professional photos taken at NJPAC before and after the ceremony. You will be able to view the photos online and purchase them from the vendor. More details will be forthcoming.
Diplomas will not be distributed during the ceremony for graduates. Graduates must submit a diploma release form found at the following link to receive their diploma by mail: SHP Diploma Release Form. Graduates also have the option of coming to the Office of Enrollment Management at 65 Bergen Street, SSB 147, Newark NJ, with government-issued or school ID to retrieve their diploma. Check back this website later for more details on the availability of May 2018 diplomas.