Increased traffic expected due to Rutgers–Camden graduation ceremonies on Thursday, May 21

Increased traffic expected due to Rutgers–Camden graduation ceremonies on Thursday, May 21.

CAMDEN — Rutgers University–Camden will hold five commencement ceremonies on Thursday, May 21. The Rutgers University Police Department advises motorists to expect increased traffic and possible delays on roads leading to the Rutgers–Camden campus and the Camden Waterfront.

Four ceremonies will be held at the Susquehanna Bank Center, beginning at 9 a.m. with the Convocation and Graduate Commencement. At this event, honorary degrees will be awarded to equal justice activist Bryan Stevenson and musician/actor/philanthropist Jon Bon Jovi.

At 12:30 p.m., the Rutgers School of Business–Camden will hold a commencement ceremony, followed by the Rutgers School of Law–Camden at 3 p.m. and the Rutgers–Camden College of Arts and Sciences at 6 p.m. All of these events will be held at the Susquehanna Bank Center.

At 2:30 p.m., the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden will hold its commencement ceremony in the Athletic and Fitness Center on the Rutgers–Camden campus. Parking for this ceremony will be available in Rutgers lots.

During each event at the Susquehanna Bank Center, parking will be available in the lot directly across the street from the amphitheater.

Extra traffic should be expected throughout the day on Cooper Street in Camden, as well as Route 676 and the Admiral Wilson Boulevard.

More information about Commencement 2015 at Rutgers–Camden is available at camden.rutgers.edu/commencement.