Congratulations Class of 2016!

The Kean University
Nathan Weiss Graduate College Commencement Ceremony
Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center(NJPAC)

Please arrive at the hall no later than 5:30 p.m. with your cap and gown for robing and processional lineup.
The procession will begin promptly at 7 p.m.

Your commencement exercises will include graduates from January and candidates who have filed for graduation in May and August. As a celebration of your academic achievements, commencement is a formal event planned with you, your family and the Kean faculty in mind. This newsletter should provide all necessary information and answer many of your questions. Please pay particular attention to the instructions, as many past practices will no longer apply. The success of commencement will depend upon your individual cooperation.

Commencement Speaker

Caps & Gowns

The deadline to complete and receive a confirmation number for your cap and gown order is March 29, 2016. Be sure to include your specific degree information and your major. Click here for more information.

Tickets Information

Each graduating student will be given three (3) tickets for guest seating in the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. Tickets will be required. This policy ensures that every graduate will have 3 seats for guests. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Students will receive a ticket voucher when you pick up your cap and gown in the Miron Student Center, Room 228. This ticket voucher must be turned in at the Little Theatre to retrieve your three (3) guest tickets. Click here to see more tickets information.


Use #KeanGrads16 on your graduation-related pictures.

More information to come.