VENUE: NJCU commencement will be held at the Prudential Center on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 9:00am.
Participants will wear academic regalia. For those who placed an order prior to April 1, regalia will be available for pick up outside the NJCU Barnes & Noble’s Bookstore on May 5,6, and 7 2015 from 12:00pm to 7:00pm.
On the day of Commencement, faculty and staff should enter the Prudential Center at the VIP West entrance, which is directly across from the parking garage. Once you are at the entrance, you will be directed to the robbing area.
Faculty should arrive at the Prudential Center no later than 8:00 am. The commencement procession will begin promptly at 9:00 am. Faculty and staff will follow the graduating students.Please note: Traffic is normally heavy during the morning rush hour on roads leading to the Prudential Center. In addition, construction on the Pulaski Skyway could cause additional significant delays to your travel time. Plan accordingly. Please visit the Prudential Center website for directions and parking information.
The Hampton Suites Newark Riverwalk is offering a rate of $149.00 to NJCU’s Commencement Ceremony 2016 for students, friends and family. This rate includes:
Free shuttle service to/from the Prudential Center (just 5 minutes) Free shuttle service to/from Newark Airport Free breakfast buffet FREE parking And hotel offer restaurants within a walking distance.
To make reservation online, go to http://hamptoninn.hilton.com/en/hp/reservations/index.jhtml?hotel=NWKHSHX&groupCode=JCU
To make your reservations by telephone, please call (800) HAMPTON (1-800-426-7866) and mention “NJCU” or group name New Jersey City University. Please make reservations before April 19th, 2016 to receive the $149.00 rate.
For more information on things to do and see in Newark, please visit http://www.newarkhappening.com/18000-graduates.