- Times: Starting: 7:30 AM
- From: May 16, 2017 to May 16, 2017
- Location: Prudential Center
- Address: 25 Lafayette St, Newark, NJ 07102
The university will confer more than 2,300 doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degrees on members of the Class of 2017 from Newark College of Engineering (NCE), College of Architecture and Design (COAD), College of Science and Liberal Arts (CSLA), Martin Tuchman School of Management (MTSOM) and Ying Wu College of Computing (YWCC). Honorary degrees will be awarded to J. Robert Hillier, Principal at Studio Hillier, Philip L. Rinaldi '68, '77, Chief Executive Officer of Philadelphia Energy Solutions, and The Honorable Rochelle R. Hendricks, Ph.D., first and current Secretary of Higher Education for the State of New Jersey, who will serve as commencement speaker. We are pleased to announce that tickets or invitations for guests are not required. All guests are welcome. However, please try to limit your guests to 10.