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.

Spring 2021 Graduation | May 25 at 2 p.m.

The Spring 2021 Carey graduation ceremony is scheduled for May 25, 2021 at 2:00 PM ET and will be held virtually for degree recipients graduating in the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 terms.The virtual ceremony will be an engaging and memorable experience for our graduates and their families.

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Academic Year 2020-2021

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

Academic Year 2021-2022

Deadlines for academic year 2021-2022 graduation applications

  • Summer 2021 - June 11, 2021
  • 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 at

Summer 2021 Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Graduation Ceremony

The Summer 2021 Carey graduation ceremony is tentatively scheduled for August 5, 2021. More information will be released during the Summer 2021 term.


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?