We welcome all Bloustein alumni to join us for lectures, panel discussions, happy hours, and other special events. Events that may be of interest to alumni will appear in the calendar below.
Classes of 2020/2021 Name Recognition CelebrationStarts: 3:00 PM | Ends: October 22, 2021 - 5:00 PM
Location: Woodlawn Mansion, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
While not repeating the full graduation ceremonies of 2020 and 2021, graduates of Bloustein School majors and degree programs will have the opportunity to come back to campus, walk across the stage, have their name called and a graduation photo taken.
What to expect
During the fall celebration, returning alumni will have their opportunity in the spotlight. Graduates will have their moment to cross the stage and be congratulated by deans, and faculty of their graduating school.
Alumni will also have the opportunity to network and connect at events being held around campus that weekend. Smash a clay pipe on Old Queens, network with fellow classmates at Van Nest Hall, reminisce at the Senior Day event, and attend the big celebration on Saturday night.
Who is invited
Class of 2020 and Class of 2021 graduates who have completed the necessary undergraduate and graduate degree requirements are eligible to participate in school-based events.
In addition to being invited to attend the Bloustein School event, Class of 2020 and Class of 2021 doctoral graduates are invited to attend the Doctoral Hooding Ceremony on Thursday, October 21st. The Doctoral Hooding Ceremony will recognize graduates who have achieved the highest level of academic accomplishment at Rutgers University.
How to register
All returning graduates are required to register in order to attend the fall celebrations. Make sure to sign-up early to secure your registration. NetID required.
Registration will close September 15, 2021.
How to purchase academic regalia
While not requiring regalia for its returning graduates at this event, the Bloustein School encourages you to do so if you can. Graduates can purchase regalia, consisting of cap, gown, and hood, through Barnes & Noble at Rutgers.
Please note: Regalia sales will be open September 1–October 1, 2021, only. Please plan accordingly.