Carnegie Mellon University

Enrollment Services

Information for Faculty & Staff

Graduation Management

Graduation Management within the S3 Admin Console collects specific degree and diploma information for expected graduating students for August, December and May of the calendar year. Departments certify primary degrees including additional majors & minors, flag honors, and record thesis titles.

For the campus-wide May Commencement Ceremony, commencement program production and diploma tracking is administered by this site.

Questions may be directed to

Forms & Documentation

Commencement Process Overview (pdf)

Documentation & instructions for the entire Commencement process.

Commencement Timeline (pdf)

Commencement timeline for each graduation semester.

Graduation Certification Form (pdf)

This form should be used for certifying a student after the certification deadline date.

Diploma Tracking Instructions (pdf)

Documentation for tracking diplomas in S3 Graduation Management.

Diploma Return Form (pdf)

This form should be used for returning diplomas to either be reordered, mailed or destroyed.

Removal of Certification Form (pdf)