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Class of 2022 Commencement


Class of 2022

Each year, it is Rowan University's honor to welcome thousands of graduates to celebrate with their loved ones and our academic community during the Commencement festivities.


The University Commencement Ceremony & Celebration has been rescheduled due to the forecasted inclement weather and will take place on Sunday, May 8, 2022 at 10:00a.m at the Richard Wackar Stadium. This event features President Houshmand’s address, the conferral of degrees and messages from Commencement speakers, and exciting surprises, followed by a celebration with complimentary light bites, celebratory music, photo opportunities and a beer and wine garden (for a fee). All graduates, across colleges, schools and degree levels are invited to attend, The event is ticketed and each graduate will receive 6 guest tickets.


The College Commencement ceremonies are scheduled for Monday, May 9 - 13, 2022 under a tent on the University Green at Bunce Hall.  Graduates will be assigned a ceremony based on their college, school and major.  At this event, each graduate will cross the stage, have their name read aloud and appear on the screens in the tent, as well as, on the live stream. This is a ticketed event and graduates will receive  guest tickets each. 


Monday, May 9, 2022

8:00am              School of Earth & Environment
11:00am             College of Performing Arts
2:00pm              Virtua Health School of Nursing & Health Professions
5:00pm              School of Osteopathic Medicine & Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

8:00am               Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering
(DEGREES: BS - Biomedical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering - Accelerated, Chemical Engineering and Civil Engineering, MS - Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering and Engineering, Doctor of Philosophy)


11:00am             Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering
(DEGREES: BA - Construction Management, Bachelor of Science - Electrical and Computer Engineering, Engineering Entrepreneurship and Mechanical Engineering, Master of Engineering – Management, MS - Electrical and Computer Engineering and Mechanical Engineering


2:00pm              College of Humanities & Social Sciences
(DEGREES: BA – Africana Studies, Area Studies, American Studies, Economics, English, English - Accelerated, History, History - Accelerated, International Studies,  International Studies - Accelerated, Liberal Arts: History, Liberal Studies, Liberal Studies: Humanities & Social Sciences, Modern Languages & Linguistics, Philosophy, Political Science, Spanish, Spanish – Accelerated and World Religions, Bachelor of General Studies, MA –Diversity and Inclusion, History, History – Accelerated and Holocaust & Genocide Education)


5:00pm              College of Humanities & Social Sciences
(DEGREES: BA – Anthropology, Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Management,  Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Management – Accelerated, Human Services, Law & Justice and Law & Justice Studies - Accelerated and Sociology  MA – Criminal Justice and Criminal Justice - Accelerated, MS – Emergency & Threat Response Management)


Wednesday, May 11, 2022

8:00am               Ric Edelman College of Communication & Creative Arts
(DEGREES: BA – Advertising, Advertising - Accelerated, Public Relations, Public  Relations - Accelerated, Communication Studies, Health & Science Communication, Writing Arts and Writing Arts - Accelerated, MA – Strategic Communication, Strategic Communication - Accelerated, Writing and Writing Arts - Accelerated)


11:00am             Ric Edelman College of Communication & Creative Arts
(DEGREES: BA - Applied Professional Communication, Art, Art: Education, Journalism, Radio, Television, & Film and Sports Communication & Media, BFA – Biomedical Art & Visualization, Studio Art)


2:00pm              Cooper Medical School of Rowan University
(DEGREE: Doctor of Medicine)



Thursday, May 12, 2022

8:00am              William G. Rohrer College of Business
(DEGREES: BS - Accounting, Entrepreneurship and Finance, Master of Business Administration, MS – Finance)


11:00am             William G. Rohrer College of Business
(DEGREES: BS – Human Resource Management, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing and Supply Chain & Logistics)


2:00pm              College of Education
(DEGREES: BA – Early Childhood Education, Education: Health & Physical Education, Education: Subject Matter Teaching, Elementary Education, Inclusive Education – Early Childhood, Inclusive Education – Elementary and Literacy Studies)


5:00pm              College of Education
(MA – Counseling in Educational Settings, Educational Technology, Higher Education, School Administration, School Psychology, Special Education, STEM Education, STEM Education Accelerated, STEM Education Accelerated – Biological Sciences, STEM Education Accelerated – Chemistry, STEM Education Accelerated – Math and STEM Education Accelerated – Physics, Master of Education - Teaching Leadership, MS in Teaching – Education – Accelerated, History – Accelerated, Spanish – Accelerated and Theatre Education, Education Specialist, School Psychology, Doctor of Education, Educational Leadership, Doctor    of Philosophy, Education)


Friday, May 13, 2022

8:00am               College of Science & Mathematics
(DEGREES: BA – Chemistry, Chemistry – Accelerated, Mathematics, Mathematics – Accelerated, Physics and Physics – Accelerated, BS – Biochemistry, Biochemistry – Accelerated, Biophysics, Chemistry, Chemistry – Accelerated, Data Analytics – Accelerated, Mathematics, Mathematics & Data Analytics – Accelerated and Physics, Data Analytics – Accelerated, MA – Mathematics, MS – Pharmaceutical Sciences, Doctor of Philosophy – Materials Science & Engineering and Pharmaceutical Sciences


11:00am             College of Science & Mathematics
(DEGREES: BA – Computing & Informatics, BS – Computer Science and Computer Science – Accelerated, MS – Computer Science, Computer Science – Accelerated, and Data Science)


2:00pm              College of Science & Mathematics
(DEGREES: BA – Biological Science, Biological Science – Accelerated and Biology, BS - Bioinformatics, Biological Science, Biological Science – Accelerated, Biology – Accelerated, Molecular & Cellular Biology, Molecular & Cellular Biology – accelerated and Translational Biomedical Sciences, MS – Bioinformatics)


5:00pm              College of Science & Mathematics
(DEGREES: BA – Psychology, BS – Psychological Science, MA – Applied   Behavior Analysis and Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Doctor of Philosophy – Clinical Psychology)


*Inclement weather ceremonies held for Monday, May 16 – Friday, May 20, 2022
*Graduates receive 8 guest tickets