Information for Faculty & Staff

2015 Lawrenceville Commencement

Graduate and CCS Commencement Ceremony
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Procession begins at 5 p.m.

Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony
Friday, May 15, 2015
Procession begins at 9:30 a.m.

Faculty should plan to arrive on campus an hour in advance of the start of procession.

Commencement will be held outdoors on the Campus Green. The Faculty will meet to robe and line up for procession in the BLC Art Gallery. The Platform Party will meet to robe and line up for procession in the BLC Fireside Lounge.

If we experience severe weather, the affected ceremony will be moved indoors into the Student Recreation Center (SRC).  The Faculty will meet to robe and line up for procession in the SRC Seminar Room. The Platform Party will meet to robe and line up for procession in the SRC Shapiro Room.

Faculty members are welcome and encouraged to attend both Commencement ceremonies. Academic regalia may be rented through the Rider University Store.


All staff are invited to participate as Commencement volunteers.  Please contact Beverly Braddock to volunteer.

Information about Commencement will be updated regularly on the website.

For more information, please contact Special Events and Projects Manager Beverly Braddock at (609) 896-5001 or commencement@rider.edu.