Graduation Ceremonies and Application

Congratulations graduates!

Essential information about the Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences Master’s Ceremony for Part-Time and Full-Time Degree Candidates can be found by using the navigation on the left.

Apply for Graduation

All graduates must apply for graduation, regardless of whether or not they are attending the ceremony.

While commencement occurs once each year in May, degrees are conferred each semester. You may apply for graduation and degree conferment at the beginning of the semester you complete your degree requirements.

Summer 2015 July 17, 2015
Fall 2015 November 13, 2015
Spring 2016 March 11, 2016


If you are planning to complete the requirements for your Master’s Degree in Spring 2016, please follow these steps:

  1. Complete the online Application for Graduation in ISIS. Go to: Registration  => Program of Study Info => Apply to Graduate. If you plan to attend either (or both) of the ceremonies, please be sure to designate this.
  2. There is a $100 graduation fee for which students will be automatically billed. To manage your student billing online, visit
  3. After completing the above form, Enrollment Services will e-mail to confirm receipt of your application.
  4. Follow up emails will be sent regarding the events, should you RSVP to them.