Dates and Deadlines

Make sure you’re ready to graduate by viewing the important dates and deadlines for your intended graduation term.

Spring 2020 Dates and Deadlines

Graduation application available September 26, 2019
Student Commencement Speaker application available TBA
Student Commencement Speaker application deadline TBA
Graduation application deadline (Undergraduate students) February 10, 2020
Graduation application deadline (Graduate students) March 27, 2020
Privacy & personal information settings update deadline (all students)* March 27, 2020
Commencement Ceremony Saturday, May 9, 2020
Official graduation conferral date Saturday, May 9, 2020

*Please see the Frequently Asked Questions page (‘Program’ section) for more information about student privacy and personal information regarding Commencement.

Summer 2020 Dates and Deadlines

Summer I

Graduation application opens for students February 17, 2020
Graduation application closes (Undergraduate students) June 18, 2020
Graduation application closes (Graduate students) N/A
Official graduation conferral date June 18, 2020
Privacy settings update deadline* TBA

Summer II

Graduation application opens for all students February 17, 2020
Graduation application closes (Undergraduate students) July 6, 2020
Graduation application closes (Graduate students) July 6, 2020
Official graduation conferral date July 28, 2020
Privacy settings update deadline* TBA

*Please see the Frequently Asked Questions page (‘Program’ section) for more information about student privacy and personal information regarding Commencement.

There is not a separate commencement ceremony for Summer graduates. Summer graduates are included in the official commencement program for the following Fall ceremony, and therefore should follow the Fall privacy settings deadline. Summer graduates should contact their department or college about whether they are able to walk in the Spring departmental ceremony. No bachelor’s or master’s candidates walk at the main university commencement ceremony in either the Fall or Spring.

Fall 2020 Dates and Deadlines

Student Commencement Speaker application available TBA
Student Commencement Speaker application deadline TBA
Graduation application opens in MyPack Portal for students March 1, 2020
Graduation application and privacy/personal information updates* deadline (Undergraduate students) October 23, 2020
Graduation application and privacy/personal information updates* deadline (Graduate students) TBA
Commencement Ceremony December 17, 2020
Official graduation conferral date December 17, 2020

*Please see the Frequently Asked Questions page (‘Program’ section) for more information about student privacy and personal information regarding Commencement.