MONTCLAIR, N.J. (CBSNewYork)Montclair State University has begun its series of in-person graduation ceremonies.

The university started its six days of 23 in-person commencement ceremonies Saturday.

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The class of 2020 graduates socially distanced on the football field while guests sat in the bleachers.

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The graduates received their diplomas and had their moment to celebrate their accomplishments.

Ceremonies will be held through Thursday.

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