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 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 the spring ceremony and in late June for the summer ceremony.

Academic Year 2021-2022

Deadlines for academic year 2021-2022 graduation applications

  • Fall 2021 - September 17, 2021
  • Spring 2022 - February 18, 2022

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


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?