For Graduates-Commencement Weekend - Carnegie Mellon University

Deadlines for Graduating Students

By February 1 – Apply to be the Student Speaker

Visit the process overview page for more information.

By March 18 – Register for the Doctor's Hooding Ceremony (Ph.D. only)

March 22 & 23 – Attend Grad Fair (Bachelor's and Master's only)

11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Rangos Hall, second floor, Cohon University Center

  • Bachelor's and master's students should attend Grad Fair to purchase their cap and gown, shop for Class of 2016 memorabilia, prepare for life after graduation and have their commencement questions answered.
  • Visit the cap and gown page for more information.

By March 25 – Verify Diploma & Academic Information

By April 1 – Order a Cap & Gown (Ph.D. only)

  • All Ph.D. students must pre-order a cap, gown and hood online.
  • Visit the cap and gown page for more information.

By May 11 – Resolve Student Account Balance

Register for the online alumni community or become a Loyal Scot!

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