Faculty and Staff Information

 

What events are taking place prior to the commencement ceremonies?

There are a number of events, in preparation for commencement, that faculty and staff are invited to attend.  Below are those events and specifics on each.

Graduate Awards Ceremony

Friday, May 15, 2015 at 4 p.m. (Reception on EAS Lawn following, Babbio Atrium if raining)
DeBaun Auditorium, Edwin A. Stevens Hall

Presentation of academic awards to graduating graduate students, coordinated through the Office of Graduate Student Affairs.  Department directors and award presenters are invited to attend.

Undergraduate Awards Ceremony

Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 4 p.m. (Reception on EAS Lawn following, Babbio Atrium if raining)
DeBaun Auditorium, Edwin A. Stevens Hall

Presentation of academic and co-curricular awards to members of the graduating senior class, coordinated through the Office of the Dean of Students.  Department directors and award presenters are invited to attend.

Ph.D. Hooding Ceremony

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 4 p.m. (Champagne toast on EAS Lawn following ceremony, Babbio Atrium if raining)
DeBaun Auditorium, Edwin A. Stevens Hall

Specialized recognition event for all graduating doctoral degree candidates, coordinated through the Office of Graduate Student Affairs.  Department directors and faculty advisors are invited to attend and participate.

Graduation Festival

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 from 5–8 p.m.
Lawns across the Stevens campus

Each School and College will have a gathering area where the Class of 2015, both undergraduate and graduate, can meet and greet their respective faculty and staff members.  All faculty members are asked to attend and participate.  The Festival will feature food, live music, giveaways and photo opportunities. 

 

When is the Commencement Ceremony?

There is one Commencement Ceremony for both undergraduate and graduate students, and it will be held on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. Travel, parking and public transportation details will be posted soon.

 

What can I bring into the Prudential Center?

You may bring small bags, but all bags will be searched at the door by the Prudential House Staff.

 

Do I need to order my academic regalia (cap and gown)?

If you attended a commencement ceremony last year, your academic regalia will be ordered for you.  There is no need to place another order.

If you are a new faculty member or have not attended a Stevens commencement as a faculty member, you will need to place your academic regalia order online at www.herffjones.com/capgown/order using the following information:  Customer #29008057000 and Order #2582516.  You will be able to pick up your academic regalia from the Campus Bookstore in May (pick up dates will be announced soon).

If you have any questions about ordering your academic regalia, please contact Teresa Tridente by email at Teresa.Tridente@stevens.edu.

 

Do you have additional questions?

Please contact the Office of Student Life at 201-216-5699 or graduation@stevens.edu.