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Commencement 2015

Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at MetLife Stadium

FDU became the first university to hold a commencement event at MetLife Stadium, which opened in 2010 and hosted Super Bowl XLVIII in 2014. At FDU Commencement LXXII (our 72nd), Hall of Fame football player Harry Carson and others were honored, and thousands of new FDU graduates received their degrees.

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Start to Finish Video

Not able to attend the event? Want to see what your big moment looked like to your fans? See the complete video of the event.

Grad Greetings

At the Graduation Salute events on both New Jersey campuses in April, graduates had the opportunity to video record messages to their family and friends. The hour-long compendium of these messages was shown before the Procession of the Graduates at MetLife Stadium, and can be viewed as a Youtube video.

Commencement Honorees

Harry Carson Angeliki Frangou Claudio Grossman
Carson Frangou Grossman

Student Pinnacle Award Winners

Camila Castro Ariel Ann McKayle Christopher Trautman
Castro McKayle Trautman



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Commencement Webcast FULL

The 2015 FDU Commencement ceremony was live on the Web on May 19, 2015. Now you can view the video of the event.

How's the Weather?

On May 19 in East Rutherford the average low temperature is 54°F, the average high 70°F. The record low for the date was 38°F set in 1976, the record high 95°F in 1962. Average precipitation for the date is 0.15 inches.

Commencement Feature Stories

Highlights of the Class of 2015

Commencement Speaker Harry Carson