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Hard Rock Calling 2012 Day 2

Msuician Steven Van Zandt To Speak At Rutgers Commencement Ceremony

Rutgers University set to have legendary singer, songwriter, and human rights activist Steven Van Zandt speak at their Commencement Ceremony.

The Commencement Ceremony will be held on Sunday, May 14, at 10 a.m., and will be at High Point Soultions Stadium. The stadium is laocted at  1 Scarlet Knight Way, Piscataway Township, NJ 08854. The event will be outside regardless of rain of shine.

Steven Van Zandt is best known for being one of the founding members of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. He has made his career primalry as a musician but has also stepped into the world of television and broadway. Most notably as Silvio Dante in the HBO series “The Sopranos“.

Van Zandt is also the chair of the Rock and Roll Forever foundation.  Where the goal off the foundation is to offer free educational services for instructors and students. The program is geared primalry toward high school and middle school students.

In order for guests/students to access parking on all campuses in the New Brunswick and Piscataway areas must display special Commencement hangtags. For more information about parking please visit Parking Guidelines.

The stadium will be open to the public at 8 a.m., and shuttle busses from the parking lots will begin at 7 a.m. The ceremonies are open to the public, therefore tickets are not needed for attendance. The stadium does hold 52,454 people, so guests should plan acording a head of time to get preferred seating.


High Point Solutions Stadium is located by red, green, and brown parking lots.

The ceremonies will be lived streamed on the school website starting at 8:30 a.m., and can be viewed for free. To watch the live stream of the Commencement ceremonies and any other information visit

To watch 2016 Commencement ceremonies visit