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 academic year 2020-2021 graduation applications:

  • Summer 2020- June 12, 2020
  • Fall 2020 - September 18, 2020
  • Spring 2021 - February 19, 2021

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. Carey sends graduation ceremony information via JHU email in March for spring ceremonies and in late June for the summer ceremony.

Spring 2021 Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Graduation Ceremony


The Spring 2021 Carey graduation ceremony will be held for degree recipients graduating in the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 terms.  

The ceremony is tentatively scheduled for May 25, 2021, however, details have not yet been confirmed due to the current public health concerns. As decisions are made regarding the Spring 2021 graduation celebrations across all of Johns Hopkins University, we will put the health and safety of our students and their families first. Please stay tuned for more information. We appreciate your patience and understanding.


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.

Questions about graduation?