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.

Graduation Semester Graduation Application Deadline
Summer 2018 Friday, July 13, 2018
Fall 2018 Friday, November 9, 2018
Spring 2019 Friday, March 8, 2019

To apply for graduation, please follow these steps:

  1. Complete the online Application for Graduation in SIS. 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.