Graduation Information

Graduation Deadlines and Forms 

CEE Graduation Forms

International Students - Final Term Information 

Graduation Deadlines - Summer 2017

Graduation Deadlines - Fall 2017

Graduation Deadlines - Spring 2018 (coming soon!)

Clark Schoool Commencement Information 

All A. James Clark School of Engineering students are invited to attend the Engineering Commencement Ceremony and Dessert Reception. There is a ceremony in December and May of each academic year. Students who graduate in Summer or Winter term may attend one of the other college ceremonies. There are no tickets required, but it is important to RSVP if you plan to attend the ceremony. RSVP deadlines are typically about 6 weeks before the ceremony date. For additional details, please visit the Engineering Commencement Ceremony webpage. 

University-Wide Commencement Information 

There is an University-Wide Commencement Ceremony each December and May for graduates.To be eligible to attend the University-Wide Commencement Ceremony, students must have completed all coursework requirements and have a cleared student financial account. Each student can request upto four tickets for guests to attend the ceremony and one processional ticket for their personal use. For additional details, please visite the Campus-Wide Commencement Ceremony webpage. 

Regalia and Purchasing Information 

If you plan to graduate in December or May, you can purchase regalia from the University Bookstore during their Grad Fair Week. This week is typically in October for the December ceremony and in March for the May ceremony. An email will be sent to the CEE Graduate Student Listserv with more details closer to those dates. 

Master’s Degree Students

Master's degree students must purchase their regalia from the book center. The following items are required and sold as a package:
  • Cap
  • Gown
  • Departmental hood (Master of Science hood - gold colors)
  • Stole of gratitude
  • Tassel with official medallion 
Graduates may purchase regalia packages at the University Book Center’s Grad Fair each October and March. The master's degree package will cost $149.98. Regalia cannot be purchased online. Please email if you live out of state and will need regalia shipped to you. Items may be shipped for an additional $16.95. If you have questions, contact the University Book Center at 301.314.9231.

Doctoral Students

Doctoral students may rent or buy their regalia. If you choose to rent your regalia, it must be picked up from the book center (shipping is not available). The cost to rent regalia is $220.98 and the cost to purchase regalia is $1034.98. To order or rent regalia visit the University Book Center.