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Congratulations Seniors!  After many years of hard work and dedication, you have finally earned your degree.

Rutgers University will celebrate the 248th Anniversary Commencement &
The School of Health Related Professions will celebrate its 34th Convocation on:

Sunday, May 18, 2014
High Point Solutions Stadium
Busch Campus
Piscataway, New Jersey

Breakfast Reception - 7:30 am   *   Convocation 8:30 am   *   Commencement 12:30 pm
Parking & other information: Students ONLY; parking info for all others will be available soon
                                          Faculty and Staff
                                          Family and Friends

Convocation Breakfast and Program:

This ceremony will take place at the Stadium and will include presentation of awards to students, faculty and staff.  Graduates will walk across the stage to be acknowledged and will receive their diplomas at the end of the program.  SHRP students from all campus and on-line will be recognized.  The breakfast reception will be a time to gather and for our distance students, at time to meet and greet.

It is required that you go to the Reservation page to confirm your attendance for all 3 events

Dear Students:

Please see the student instructions for the day of convocation.  Congratulations and we look forward to celebrating with you!

Rutgers University Commencement

Your graduation from Rutgers University & the School of Health Related Professions means enjoying a multi-part ceremony. The University Commencement is a giant celebration with your fellow students from across the entire university. There, you will see your name scroll on the stadium ribbon board and enjoy special videos such as graduate shout-outs to family and friends, Honorary Degree recipient tributes, photo montages, and more. With thousands of guests saluting the culmination of your achievement, it will be a day you will never forget. For more information, go to the Rutgers Commencement site.

Hotel Accommodations:

Hotel rooms have been reserved for you on the night of May 17th, on a first come basis at Homewood Suites by Hilton; 101 Pierce Street, Somerset, NJ 08873. Reserve your room by calling 732-868-9155 and use the group code “SHR”.Rates: Queen studio - $95 and One bedroom Suite $105.

 Deadline to make reservation is May 1st

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Excellence in Teaching & Research

Call for Nominess 2014 - Last Call

Extended to March 24 (Where shown)

Please review all categories and determine who you would like to put the 'spotlight on'.

Categories for 2014 awards and the submission due dates are listed below. 

Criteria for each award

Distinguished Alumnus March 24
Distinguished Service (EC) March 24
Dean's Citation March 24
Student Excellence in Service February 1 - March 20
Student: Academic & Clinical Excellence February 1 - March 20


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Annual Faculty Retreat - Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

Guest Speaker:
Monica Devanas, PhD

Director of Faculty Development & Assessment Programs
Rutgers Center for gteaching Advancement & Assessment Research (CTAAR)

Rutgers University Inn & Converence Center
178 Ryders Lane
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Sponsored by SHRP's Faculty Development Committee
For more information contact Evan T. Cohen, PhD, Chair-Committee on Faculty Development

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Learn and Lead

SHRP's Viewbook

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Questions about Plagiarism?


Need help with citations? See what you need to know about Plagiarism, from the New Jersey State Bar Foundation, funded by the IOTLA Fund of the Bar of New Jersey:

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Federal student privacy statute (FERPA)


The U. S. Department of Education has published a short, informative pamphlet concerning the federal student privacy statute (FERPA) and safety concerns at universities. You can access the pamphlet at

If you have any questions concerning student privacy and permitted disclosures, please contact me and I'll try to help.


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Student Impairment & Student Intervention

SWP Building Healthy Relationships

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