Graduation & Commencement


The Johns Hopkins University confers degrees at the conclusion of its Summer, Fall, and Spring semesters.
Apply for graduation through SIS Self-Service. After signing in, at the top left click Registration → Program of Study Info → Apply for Graduation. Students who apply to graduate will be contacted via JHU email with important information about graduation status, commencement ceremony attendance, and diplomas.
Deadlines for Graduation Applications

Summer 2017 – June 16, 2017

Fall 2017 – September 22, 2017

Spring 2018 – February 23, 2018


If the deadline for your specific term has passed, please contact the Registrar’s Office at

The Carey Business School holds graduation ceremonies for degree recipients in the spring and summer. Fall degree recipients are invited to participate in the spring ceremony.

Summer 2017 Graduation and Ceremony

The Summer 2017 graduation application opens on April 3, 2017 and closes on June 16, 2017.

The Summer 2017 ceremony is Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 3:00 PM at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. The Meyerhoff is located at 1212 Cathedral St. Baltimore, MD 21201. Click here for directions, parking, and public transportation options. More information regarding RSVP, guest tickets, and regalia will be sent to graduate applicants' JHU email addresses in late June.



Carey Business School now offers Certified Electronic Diplomas (CeDiplomas) for students who graduated with a degree* May 2016 or later. Click here to order an electronic diploma.

Check out the CeDiploma FAQs for questions about where to access, how to download, etc.

*CeDiplomas are not available for certificates.


Questions about graduation? Email