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ACADEMICS

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.

The 2023 BSPH Convocation ceremony will be held at Homewood Field on the Homewood Campus at 9am on Wed., May 24, 2023.

 

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)

I graduated from a degree program in December 2022. When will my degree be posted to my transcript?

Degrees for December 2022 graduates were posted to transcripts on January 9, 2023 .

How will I receive my diploma?

Diplomas for December graduates will be mailed directly from the vendor.  Shipping will begin on or before February 3, 2023. Students with financial holds should submit a case to SEAM once the hold is cleared to request the release of their diploma. 

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

Fall certificate completions that were reported to the office or Records and Registration by January 13, 2023 have been posted to transcripts.  Completions reported after January 13, 2023 will be posted as Spring completions, after the end of 4th term.

 

I plan on graduating in May 2023. When will the graduation application be available?

The graduation application is currently available in SIS Self-Service (under Registration -> Program of Study Info). The application will close on February 24, 2023

I graduated in August 2022/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.

When will I receive information about the May 2023 graduation ceremonies?

In early/mid March 2023 all August and December 2022 graduates as well as May 2023 graduates who have completed the graduation application should expect to receive two separate invitations. One invitation for the May 24 Public Health Convocation ceremony and one invitation to the May 25 University Commencement ceremony . Graduates who wish to participate in either or both ceremonies, must RSVP to the invitation(s).

I want to participate in the May 2023 ceremony(ies). How do I order regalia?

All ceremony participants must wear regalia.  The regalia order site is open now through April 8, 2023

I want to participate in the May 2023 ceremony(ies). How do I confirm my intent to participate?

In early/mid March 2023 all August and December 2022 graduates as well as May 2023 graduates who have completed the graduation application should expect to receive two separate invitations. One invitation for the May 24 Public Health Convocation ceremony and one invitation to the May 25 University Commencement ceremony . Graduates who wish to participate in either or both ceremonies, must RSVP to the invitation(s).

I want to invite family or friends who do not live in the U.S. How do I obtain a Consulate Letter of Invitation?

Graduates can obtain a Consulate Letter of Invitation by opening a SEAM case under the Records and Registration -> Inquire or apply for graduation topic area.  Please include the names and relationship of the invitees in your request.

For information on applying to graduate and degree conferral, go to the Office of Records and Registration.