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FDU Releases Details About Commencement 2021

By Charles Elmo

Sports Writer

Deputy Campus Executive Craig Mourton assigned 2021 graduates commencement ceremony dates via email Monday.  

As announced in early March, FDU will celebrate the accomplishments of the class of 2021 and the class of 2020 at MetLife Stadium. 

Graduates will have their names read and will walk across the stage and be recognized in front of their families and friends. The events will be live streamed for those who are unable to attend. 

There will be three ceremonies for the class of 2021; two for undergraduate students and one for all graduate students. 

The two ceremonies for undergraduate students will be split up as followed: 

Tuesday, May 18, 2 p.m.

FDU Undergraduate Students from the following:

Silberman College of Business

Henry P. Becton School of Nursing and Allied Health

Gildart Haase School of Computer Sciences and Engineering

International School of Hospitality, Sports and Tourism Management

School of Psychology and Counseling

Wednesday, May 19, 10 a.m.

FDU Undergraduate Students from the following:

Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences

Peter Sammartino School of Education

The ceremony for graduate students (master’s and doctoral degrees) will take place on Tuesday, May 18 at 10 a.m.

A fourth ceremony to honor the class of 2020 will be held on Wednesday, May 19 at 2 p.m. 

Due to reduced capacity at the stadium, graduates will be limited to four guests seated in the same family pod. 

There is no charge for tickets, but graduates must register for tickets for their guests. Information on how to register for tickets should be released as graduation approaches. 

More information, future updates, and policies to follow can be found at https://www.fdu.edu/commencement/.

COVID-19 Numbers

The following is the latest COVID-19 cases for yesterday and today. 

Tues. 4/06/2021Mon. 4/05/2021
New Jersey930,000927,000
Bergen County93,76793,426

*Numbers according to Google Statistics.

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Art by Charles Elmo. Photo courtesy of Metlife Stadium.

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