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Call for May 2022 and 2023 Commencement Speaker and Honorary Degree Nominations

Date & Time

Wednesday, November 17, 2021, 12:00 p.m.-Friday, December 10, 2021, 5:00 p.m.



Rutgers is now accepting commencement speaker and honorary degree nominations for the May 2022 and 2023 ceremonies at Rutgers University–New Brunswick (including Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences), Rutgers University–Newark, and Rutgers University–Camden.

All members of the Rutgers community and the public are invited to nominate candidates for consideration. Nominations are kept confidential and nominees should not be contacted.

Nominations for the commencement speaker and honorary degrees to be awarded in May 2022 will be accepted until December 10, 2021; nominations for the May 2023 ceremonies will be accepted throughout the year.

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