PISCATAWAY - Rutgers University says it is bolstering its security when President Barack Obama speaks at commencement this weekend.
Graduates and guests will have heavy restrictions on what they can bring into High Point Solutions Stadium.
Traffic in the area is also expected to be heavy. The commencement ceremony begins Sunday at 12:30 p.m. and gates to the stadium open at 8 a.m.
Here is the complete list of banned items for the May 15 ceremony:
Liquids of any type
Flowers or flower leis (flowers and gifts are available for purchase and pickup of preorders inside the stadium)
Bags (clear or otherwise)
Noisemaking devices (e.g., compressed air horns)
Mace or similar substances
Signs or banners of any size
Glitter or confetti
Sticks, "selfie sticks" or poles
Weapons of any type
Pets (except service animals)
Any items deemed dangerous and/or inappropriate by security staff.