Carnegie Mellon University

Commencement Weekend

May 19 - 20, 2018


Congratulations to the Class of 2018 and welcome to the Carnegie Mellon University Alumni Association!

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Deadlines for Graduating Students

By March 16

Register for the Doctor's Hooding Ceremony
(Ph.D. only)

  • Ph.D. students participating in the Doctor's Hooding Ceremony will need to submit their name, the name of their faculty hooder(s) and other information.

March 21 & 22

Stop by Grad Fair to purchase a cap and gown

11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Rangos Hall, Cohon University Center

  • All graduating students should plan to stop by Grad Fair to purchase and pick up their cap and gown for commencement. 
  • All graduating students will also be able to verify their diploma information, ask questions about commencement weekend and prepare for life after graduation.

By March 23

Verify diploma information

  • All graduating students should check that their name, degree and other diploma information is accurate.
  • Verify online. (log in required)

By May 16

Resolve outstanding account balance

  • A student's account balance must be resolved in order for his or her diploma to be issued.
  • View or pay a balance. (log in required)