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 2022-2023

Deadlines for academic year 2022-2023 graduation applications

  • Summer 2022 - June 10, 2022
  • Fall 2022 - September 16, 2022
  • Spring 2023 - February 17, 2023

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

Spring 2022 Carey Graduation Ceremony

The Spring 2022 Carey Graduation Ceremony was held Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. ET at the Lyric Opera House, 140 W. Mount Royal Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21201. You may watch the replay here.

Summer 2022 Carey Graduation Ceremony

The Summer 2022 Carey Graduation Ceremony will be held Thursday, August 4, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. ET at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201. The event will follow all JHU and Baltimore City COVID-19 health and safety protocols. Specific protocols will be confirmed as we get closer to the ceremony date. Please check back for the latest information.

Note: Ceremony participation for graduates will be through RSVP only. Due to limited seating, graduates participating will receive up to two guest tickets. There will be an option to request up to two extra guest tickets. This request will be dependent upon attendance and is not guaranteed, but we will do our best to accommodate. Additional details about the ceremony and RSVP will be provided to summer graduates via email by early July 2022.


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?