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University Commencement

2024 Commencement

Kean University is excited to celebrate the Class of 2024! This year’s Graduate Commencement was held on Tuesday, May 14, at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark. Undergraduate Commencement followed on Thursday, May 16, at the Prudential Center in Newark.

Undergraduate Commencement Highlights

Graduate Commencement Highlights

Show Your Kean Spirit on Social Media! #Kean2024

Senior portrait of young latino grad in cap and gown

Senior Portraits

All graduates for Fall 2023, Spring 2024, and Summer 2024 for undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs — portrait sitting appointments were available in November and December 2023, February, March, and May 2, 2024. All sessions for the Class of 2024 have concluded.

For questions about obtaining your photo proofs, please call Prestige Photography by LifeTouch, Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at 1-800-OUR-YEAR (800-687-9327).

Class Rings

Celebrate your major milestone with an official Kean class ring and other jewelry items. There are plenty of varieties, from the traditional style ring to the modern Kendra Scott Collection. Shop Now!

The Memorabilia Yearbook

For the Class of 2024, we are pleased to announce that all confirmed graduates will receive a FREE digital PDF of the Kean Memorabilia yearbook once it's completed. You will receive an email notification to your Kean email, as we estimate delivery in December 2024. There will not be any printed physical yearbooks for this year.