Commencement 2020

Caldwell University is committed to providing Commencement Exercises for our December 2019, May and August 2020 graduates.

We understand this achievement is an important milestone for our students, their families, supporters, and the campus community as a whole. We want to celebrate you.

At this time, we encourage all impending graduates who wish to take part in their respective ceremony to place their online order for regalia. The deadline to order has been extended to March 31, 2020.

In the event the university is not able to provide an appropriate ceremony, refunds will be available.

More information will be shared in the upcoming weeks as available, and in accord with the CDC and other mandates. At this time, the April 21 Salute to Grads event is postponed indefinitely. Graduating students are reminded that they are responsible for attaining eligibility for degree conferral. Students will be contacted individually with important reminders. Please check the CU website and portal for updates regularly.

Eligible graduates include those who completed their degree requirements in December 2019, May and summer 2020.

In order to comply with the state of New Jersey, each graduate will be allowed two guestsGraduates planning to attend Commencement on September 20 must confirm their participation by 5 p.m. on August 10* through the link provided via email and on the my Caldwell portal . The start time of each ceremony will be determined once the final count is received to ensure proper social distancing and capacity limits. Participants will be contacted no later than August 17, 2020 with their corresponding ceremony times.

If you plan to attend the ceremony and have not yet ordered academic regalia, please contact the bookstore at 973-618-3262 by August 3 for next steps. Information on obtaining previously ordered regalia is included in the link sent to graduates; please complete by August 10*.

This event is rain or shine and subject to change based on the state of New Jersey guidance and/or executive orders or necessary pandemic response.