Undergraduate News

2012 Comparative Literature Convocation and University Commencement

Comparative Literature Convocation


Sunday, May 13, 2012         RAIN OR SHINE!


4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.


Comparative Literature Office Building, 195 College Avenue, CAC


Comparative Literature faculty, staff, students and their family members come together during this intimate event to honor our graduates. Students may invite as many guests as they like. No tickets are required. Refreshments will be served during this event (see "Reception" below).

Convocation Date

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Participation in the ceremony

Comparative Literature’s ceremony will recognize and honor students who are receiving their degrees in the current academic year (October 2011, January 2012, and May 2012), as well as October 2012.
Undergraduate students who need between 12 credits to graduate and are enrolled in the Summer 2012 session to complete these credits, may walk in the May ceremony. Their names will be included in Comp. Lit.’s program, but names will be marked with an * and footnoted indicating that they will be an October 2012 graduate. Participation in commencement should not be construed as verification of graduation.

Doctoral Students

Please visit the Graduate School of New Brunswick for details.


A reception will be held after the ceremony for graduates and guests from 4:30-6:30 p.m. To help us plan for food and seating, all graduates must contact Marilyn Tankiewicz with their number of attendees for the reception via email or phone (732-932-7606).


246th Anniversary Commencement


Sunday, May 13, 2012


12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.


High Point Solutions Stadium, Busch Campus


At Rutgers University Commencement, students join their peers from across the entire university and all three campuses along with thousands of guests as degrees are conferred. Students may invite as many family members and friends as they wish, and tickets are not required. For more information visit: http://commencement.rutgers.edu.

Information for Class of 2012

Advising for Graduation

Please contact the following advisors for academic questions regarding requirements for graduation:
Jorge Marcone, Undergraduate Director, Comparative Literature
Elin Diamond, Graduate Director, Comparative Literature


195 College Avenue, CAC


Tickets for the ceremony and reception are NOT required. There is no limit on guests.

Special Needs Guests

Visit the University Commencement website for more information about commencement parking.

Regalia (Cap and Gown)

To participate in the ceremony, all graduates must wear regalia. Graduates should purchase regalia from Rutgers University Bookstore (Barnes & Noble) beginning April 3rd.

Rutgers Bookstore (Barnes & Noble)
Ferren Mall
New Brunswick, NJ