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

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. Graduation ceremony information is sent via JHU email in early March for the spring ceremonies. Information is sent in late June for the summer ceremony.


Carey Business school Ceremony Spring 2018

The Spring 2018 ceremony is Tuesday, May 22, 2018 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.

Johns Hopkins UNIVERSITY-WIDE Commencement 2018

In addition to the Carey Business School ceremony, Carey Business School graduating candidates and their guests are invited to attend the Johns Hopkins University-wide Commencement each spring. The University-wide Commencement 2018 is May 24, 2018 at 1:30 PM at the Royal Farms Arena.



Carey Business School now offers Certified Electronic Diplomas (CeDiplomas) for students who graduated with a degree* May 2016 or later. For more information, please visit the Johns Hopkins University website.

*CeDiplomas are also available for students who graduated with a certificate Fall 2017 or later.


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