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TESU Annual Commencement

Thomas Edison State University’s Annual Commencement Ceremony will be held on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2024.

Please accept our sincere congratulations on earning your degree!

Thomas Edison State University’s Annual Commencement Ceremony has been scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 5, 2024 at the CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, N.J. Additional details regarding the ceremony and what to expect will be emailed to eligible graduates and updated on the website in advance of the event.

All eligible students graduating in the December 2023, March 2024, June 2024 and September 2024 graduation cycles will receive communication with details on completing the attendance form, ordering regalia and requesting tickets in the Summer of 2024.

Graduates receiving honors will be notified at the completion of their graduation cycle. To learn more about your eligibility for honor cords, please refer to the Awards and Honor Societies page or learn how to earn your Philanthropy Cord by supporting future graduates.

Keep an eye on your email and stay tuned to the Commencement website for additional details and the most up-to-date information as we get closer to the date. 

Not sure when you should apply for graduation? Learn more about deadlines and Graduation Information.

For additional questions or more information, contact the Office of the Registrar at (609) 984-1180 or

Your Commencement ceremony is a momentous occasion and a reward for the hard work and dedication it takes to complete your degree. We look forward to celebrating with you in October 2024!

Photos will be taken at the Commencement Ceremony. Please take a moment to read the Photo Release information below:

As event registrants, you and your guests accept the terms and conditions: I do hereby give Thomas Edison State University, its assigns, licensees and legal representatives, the irrevocable right to use my name (or fictional name), picture, image or photograph in all forms and media, and in all manners for advertising, promotional or educational purposes, trade or any other lawful purposes, and I waive any right to inspect or approve the finished product, including written copy, that may be created in connection therewith. I am of full age. I have read this release and am fully familiar with its contents.

A separate photo release will be obtained for anyone participating at “Share Your Story” before the ceremony.

For additional questions or more information, contact the Office of the Registrar at (609) 984-1180 or