New Jersey City University has one formal commencement each year for awarding the Doctorate of Science, Doctorate of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Music, and the Professional Diploma. Students planning to complete degree requirements during the school year must request graduation clearance by filing a “Graduation Clearance Application” form with the Registrar’s Office, Hepburn Hall, Room 214/219, by the respective deadline dates. Application forms are available online to be downloaded, at or may be obtained at the Registrar’s Office, Hepburn Hall 214/219.