The Johns Hopkins University confers degrees at the conclusion of its summer, fall, and spring terms.

The conferral date is your official date of graduation, which is displayed on your diploma. Please see the Academic Calendar for the conferral date of your graduating term.

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.

The Carey Business School holds one graduation ceremony day for degree recipients in the Spring. Eligible students receive graduation ceremony information via email in March.

Academic Year 2023-2024 Graduation Application Deadlines

  • Spring 2024—February 16, 2024

Academic Year 2024-2025 Graduation Application Deadlines

  • Summer 2024—June 7, 2024
  • Fall 2024—September 13, 2024
  • Spring 2025—February 14, 2025

If the deadline for your specific term has passed, please contact the Registrar’s Office through SEAM's Online Form.

Graduation Ceremony Information

The 2024 graduation ceremonies are scheduled for Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Students planning to complete their degree requirements by August 2024 are eligible to attend the graduation ceremony.

Ceremony Details:

  • Master of Science Degree Programs Ceremony: 10:00am EST
  • Master of Business Administration Program Ceremony: 4:00pm EST


Johns Hopkins University offers Certified Electronic Diplomas (CeDiplomas) for graduated students. For more information, please visit the JHU website.

Replacement Diplomas

Replacement diplomas may be ordered through the JHU website, under the “Order a Replacement” tab. Replacement diplomas are mailed directly from the vendor using United States Postal Service (for standard shipping) and UPS (for expedited shipping). Please visit the JHU website for more details.

Questions about the Graduation Ceremony?

Commencement FAQ

Questions about your diploma?

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