Commencement


Graduation information for students and guests.

Graduation is one of life's most important and memorable milestones. The Seton Hall Law community congratulates our graduates for a job well done, and extends warm wishes to the families and friends who join us to celebrate these momentous occasion. We look forward to celebrating your achievements!

Law School Commencement Exercises for the Class of 2023 will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, May 25 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark, New Jersey.


Commencement Speaker 

The Honorable Evelyn Padin

United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey

Read Judge Padin's Full Biographical Statement Here »

Image of Judge Evelyn Padin

 
 


Livestream Commencement Day 2023!

Can't make it in-person on May 25? Tune in to Commencement Day 2023 via livestream!

Livestream Commencement 2023
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The School of Law Graduation Awards Ceremony was held on Wednesday, May 24. Please join us in congratulating the Class of 2023 award recipients on their achievements. Click here to view the recipients.


Commencement Ceremony

 


Kaela Edwards singing the Star Spangled Banner

THE STAR-SPANGLED BANNER
Francis Scott Key
Soloist, Kaéla Edwards, J.D. '23


Dean Cornwell gives his remarks

DEAN'S REMARKS
John Kip Cornwell, J.D. ,  Interim Dean and Professor of Law | Read Address


Thomas Scrivo delivers Welcome Remarks

WELCOME REMARKS
Thomas Scrivo, J.D. '89, O'Toole Scrivo, LLC | Chair, Seton Hall Law Board of Visitors | Read Address


Honorary Degree Recipient and Keynote Speaker, the Honorable Evelyn Padin

KEYNOTE ADDRESS AND HONORARY DEGREE RECIPIENT
The Honorable Evelyn Padin U.S. District Judge for the District of New Jersey Read Address


Reverend Nicholas Gengaro

BENEDICTION
Reverend Nicholas Gengaro, S.T.L.| Read Address


Reverend Nicholas Gengaro, Invocation

INVOCATION
Reverend Nicholas Gengaro, S.T.L.| Read Address


President Joseph Nyre Welcome Remarks

WELCOME REMARKS
Joseph E. Nyre, Ph.D.
President


Samantha Hourican Introducing the Honorary Recipient

INTRODUCTION OF HONORARY DEGREE RECIPIENT
Samantha Hourican, J.D. '23 | Read Address


Sarah Souaid Address from Class Member

ADDRESS BY MEMBER OF THE CLASS OF 2022
Sarah Souaid, J.D. '23 | Read Address

 
 
 

Graduation Day Photos
Check back for 2023 Commencement photos on May 25th after the ceremony!

View 2022's Graduation Day Photos

 

 
 
 

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