Student Development and Campus Life

On-Site Commencement Information

Berkeley College 2017 Commencement

Commencement will be held on Friday, May 5, 2017 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

25 Lafayette Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102


Click here for directions.


Click here for information about parking.


Families and friends do not need tickets to enter the ceremony, and graduates may invite as many guests as they wish.

Guest Seating

Arena doors will open at 8:00 AM, and all guests should be seated by 8:45 AM. Guests should use the PNC Tower Entrance (at the corner of Mulberry Street and Edison Place). Please note that the Prudential Center prohibits balloons in the arena. 


The Prudential Center is fully compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and accessible seating is available in sections 8, 22, and 19. Please click here for further information for guests in need of ADA accommodations. 

Leaving the Arena

Following the ceremony, guests will exit the arena from the Concourse Level, and graduates will march directly out of the arena through the Lafayette Tower Entrance. No one will be allowed to remain in the lobby or re-enter the lobbies once the ceremony is completed.

Graduates, please log into Blackboard for detailed information.




973-405-2111 ext. 6409

New York Campuses

Brooklyn 718-637-8600 ext. 4675
Manhattan 212-986-4343 ext. 4212
White Plains 914-694-1122 ext. 4675

New Jersey Campuses

Dover 973-366-6700 ext. 5658
Newark 973-642-3888 ext. 6185
Paramus 201-967-9667 ext. 1309 or ext. 1323
Woodbridge 732-750-1800 ext. 2330
Woodland Park 973-278-5400 ext. 1325

Alumni 973-278-5400 ext. 1206

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