Spring 2023 Ceremony
The Carey Business School Graduation Ceremony Tuesday, May 23, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in downtown Baltimore.
The Carey Business School Graduation Ceremony will be held on Tuesday, May 23, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in downtown Baltimore and will conclude by approximately 4:00 p.m. If you are attending the graduation ceremony, you must be inside the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall wearing your regalia by 1:00 p.m. Graduates who arrive late may not be able to participate. Guest admittance to the Carey Graduation Ceremony is by ticket only. Participating graduates as well as children under 1 year of age do not need a ticket. Guest entrance begins at 1:00 p.m. There is no assigned guest seating; however, your guests should be seated by 1:45 p.m. Please note: The Meyerhoff Symphony Hall does not allow balloons, luggage, or strollers inside the auditorium. Strollers may be parked in the lobby, outside of the auditorium.
Jenny G. Morgan, a leader in the business of health who spent more than 30 years growing and scaling health information technology IT companies before retiring as president and CEO of Bridgeway Benefit Technologies, LLC, will be the featured speaker. More information is available on Carey Business School website.
Please note that per Johns Hopkins University requirement, Spring 2023 graduate diplomas will not be distributed at the ceremony. All diplomas will be mailed at a later date. More information about diploma mailing will be emailed to Spring 2023 graduates by Mid-March. Fall 2022 graduate diplomas have already been mailed.
Graduates participating in commencement ceremonies and events must comply with the JHU vaccination mandate and must have received the COVID-19 vaccination and booster or an approved medical or religious exception prior to the day of the ceremony. Students who are 100% remote and are only coming to participate in graduation ceremonies are not required to submit vaccination documents for Influenza or COVID-19. Guests and family members will also not need to provide proof of vaccination at this time.
All measures are subject to change based on JHU and Baltimore City COVID health & safety protocols.
Regalia (cap and gown)
All graduates participating in the Carey Graduation Ceremony are required to wear the appropriate cap, gown, hood, tassel, and professional attire. You must obtain your regalia from Oak Hall, either purchase regalia online or in person. The deadline to order online is April 8, 2023. Regalia should be removed from wrapping and pressed prior to the ceremony. For questions and further details, please call Barnes & Noble Johns Hopkins at (410) 662-5850.
Personalized Announcements and Diploma Frames
For questions and further details, please call Barnes & Noble Johns Hopkins at (410) 662-5850.
Due to limited seating, only graduates who have RSVP’d that they are attending the ceremony will receive up to four guest tickets. Participating graduates as well as children under 1 year of age do not need a ticket. If you need more than the extra allotted amount, please email Carey.Student@jhu.edu.
Seating for guests who use wheelchairs, as well as those with limited physical mobility or medical conditions, will be available for the ceremony. Arrangements for this type of seating may submit your request by emailing Carey.Student@jhu.edu by April 8, 2023. In all situations, a good faith effort (up until the time of the event) will be made to provide accommodations.
A large screen will project the ceremony and each graduate as he/she crosses the stage. The ceremony will also be captioned. To request ASL interpreters, assisted listening devices, and large print or braille program booklets, please submit your request by emailing Carey.Student@jhu.edu by April 8, 2023. In all situations, a good faith effort (up until the time of the event) will be made to provide accommodations.
Graduates must check in once they enter the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, where they will receive a name card with the spelling and pronunciation of their name.
DO NOT LOSE THIS NAME CARD—Graduates will hand their name card to the reader before walking across the stage. Once graduates check in and receive their name card, they will process into the auditorium to be seated within their degree program.
- Regalia—If graduates need help with their regalia (cap and gown) prior to the start of the ceremony, there will be staff to provide assistance.
- Seating—All graduates must be seated in the auditorium within their degree program by 1:45 p.m.
- Personal Items—Graduates may not carry any items during the procession or leave personal items in their seats. Please give all items, such as purses, to a guest to hold.
- Children—If you have children attending as guests, please make certain that an adult guest is available to watch over and assist your children at all times. For safety reasons, children may not process or cross the stage with the graduate.
Grad Images will photograph graduates as they cross the stage. Your proofs will be available within two weeks after the ceremony. You may visit the Grad Images website to view your proofs online. Further details and ordering information will be emailed from Grad Images after the ceremony.
Flowers & T-shirts
A vendor will be at the ceremony selling flowers and Graduating Class of 2023 t-shirts. You may visit their website to pre-order items.
The ceremony will be livestreamed and anyone with internet access will be able to view it. The link to the livestream is https://video.ibm.com/jhu-carey-business-school.
Parking at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
- Symphony Center Parking Garage (1030 Park Avenue) Located adjacent to the Meyerhoff; enter from Park Avenue. $15 per car, cash only at gate.
- The Fitzgerald Garage (between Mt Royal Avenue and Maryland Avenue at 80 West Oliver Street, Baltimore, 21201). The garage is 2 blocks from the Meyerhoff.
- Parking for the Disabled We recommend parking in the Symphony Center garage.
Johns Hopkins Universitywide Commencement
In addition to the Carey Business School ceremony, Carey Business School graduates and their guests are invited to attend the Johns Hopkins University Wide Commencement each spring. At the Johns Hopkins Universitywide Commencement, President Daniels will confer bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees for graduates from all nine of the university's schools. Note: Carey graduates do not cross the stage.
The Universitywide Commencement 2023 will be held Thursday, May 25 at 9:00 a.m. ET at Homewood Field, Johns Hopkins Homewood campus.
For additional information or questions about the Johns Hopkins Universitywide Commencement, please visit the JHU Commencement website.