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.

Carey Business School Graduation Ceremony Summer 2020


The Summer 2020 graduation ceremony is for degree recipients graduating in the Summer 2020 semester.

In response to the spread of COVID-19, the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Graduation Ceremony, scheduled for Thursday, August 6, 2020 will be held virtually. Please visit our Ceremony FAQ page for further information about the event.


In order to ensure the health and well-being of our graduates amidst the ongoing public health concerns, all diplomas will be mailed. Please visit our Diploma FAQ page for further information about diplomas and CeDiplomas for Summer 2020 graduates.


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?