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Rutgers University Commencement 2020

Commencement ceremony for all BASW, MSW, DSW, and Ph.D. students located on the New Brunswick campus. This unique virtual experience, will celebrate graduates and recognize their resilience and resourcefulness. The Commencement Speaker, Lester Holt, will address the Class of 2020. At that time, we will also officially award your degrees. For more information visit

The entire Rutgers community is encouraged to watch the event in support of the Class of 2020. Here’s what you need to know.

  • The celebration will be available for viewing on Livestream, Facebook and YouTube. Visit our website,, to access the event!
  • Friends and colleagues from around the world can join in the celebration! Forward them the link to celebrate with you.
  • Closed caption will be available on Livestream and YouTube.
  • The celebration will be available to view at any time after the launch on the Commencement website at!
  • The full event will be an hour long. Help us celebrate the Class of 2020!

Wondering what to expect the virtual celebration to entail? Click here to learn more. Tune in to help honor and celebrate the Class of 2020!

Showcase Your Scarlet Pride!

Show your scarlet pride and support Rutgers 2020 Grads!

Rutgers University Commencement has frames and filters available for Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. Commemorate the occasion and add to your social media profile today!

We also have background profiles for your virtual celebrations. Whether you use Zoom, Webex or Skype, show off your Rutgers pride on your next virtual conference call. 

Interested in showcasing a Rutgers 2020 Graduate? Download one of our unique Yard Signs to send to a local printer today. Showcase your Scarlet Pride to your community.

Visit our official webpage with all of our digital tools and make sure use the hashtags #RU2020 and #RutgersStrong.

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