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2023 Convocation

2022-2023 Conferral Dates

August 26, 2022 for Summer graduates
December 30, 2022 for Fall graduates
May 25, 2023 for Spring graduates

The School's Convocation Ceremony and the University Commencement Ceremony are held once a year in May.


2022 Convocation

The Bloomberg School 2022 Convocation ceremony was held Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. on Homewood Field.*

The speaker was Dr. Margaret Hamburg, an internationally recognized leader in public health and medicine.

View updated remarks from Dean MacKenzie about Dean’s Medal recipient Dr. Cyrus Poonawalla.

View the Convocation Brochure, including the list of graduates and awardees.

For more information, please review the details and FAQs below.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Where should I return my regalia?

Regalia should be returned to the Johns Hopkins Barnes & Noble bookstore (3330 St Paul St, Baltimore, MD 21218).  

When will my degree be posted to my transcript?

We expect degrees for May 2022 graduates to be posted to transcripts before June 3.

How will I receive my diploma?

Diplomas for May graduates were ordered in June.  The order is currently in process with the vendor. The vendor will direct mail diplomas to students once available. If you have additional questions, please email

Can I elect to pick up my diploma?

All diplomas will be mailed directly from the vendor. There will be no pick up option.

I earned a certificate. When will it post to my transcript?

Certificate sponsors have until Friday, June 10 to notify us of spring certificate completions. Please be sure you have submitted the Notification of Certificate Program Completion to the program’s administrative contact. 

 Certificates will be posted to transcripts by the end of June.

I plan on graduating in either August 2022 or December 2022. When will the graduation application be available?

The graduation application will be available on or around June 1, 2022.

I plan on graduating in either August 2022 or December 2022. Are graduation ceremonies held during these months?

No.  The School and University-wide graduation ceremonies are held once a year in May.  August 2022 and December 2022 graduates are welcome to participate in the May 2023 ceremonies.

More questions?  Please contact the Office of Records and Registration at