Apply  to Graduate

All eligible 2021–22 degree candidates must complete the Graduation Application by the deadline. We’ll be communicating via email to share important information about this process, so please read all Northeastern emails about applying to graduate.

Please note that your application to graduate will only include the option to register for the Boston campus ceremonies.  If you are attending another network campus, registration will be emailed separately.

Complete ceremony information is being updated as planning continues. All current information can be found on our FAQ page, which will be updated regularly.

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    Log onto the Student Hub.

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    Click the “Resources” link in the top navigation bar.

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    Scroll down to the “Graduation Information” section, choose “Apply to Graduate,” and complete the questionnaire. NoteIf you receive an error message or your program information is incorrect, alert your academic advisor. 

After completing the application, you may choose the View Application to Graduate link to review your details and/or to update your diploma mailing address only. You may edit your address no later than 2 weeks prior to graduating.

Deadline Information

  • Undergraduate Degree Programs

    Ceremony Date: May 13, 2022

     

    Date You Complete Degree Requirements: Deadline for completing application in order to participate in ceremony:
    Fall Term, December 18, 2021 December 17, 2021
    Spring Term, May 7, 2022 February 25, 2022
    Summer Term(s), August 31, 2022 February 25, 2022

College of Professional Studies, Undergraduate Level
  • CPS Bachelor Degree Candidates

    Ceremony Date: May 20, 2022

     

    Date You Complete Degree Requirements: Deadline for completing application in order to participate in ceremony:
    Fall Term, December 18, 2021 December 17, 2021
    Spring Term, May 7, 2022 March 18, 2022
    Summer Term(s), September 3, 2022 March 18, 2022

     

  • CPS Undergraduate Certificate Programs
    Date You Complete Degree Requirements: Deadline for completing application:
    Fall Term, December 18, 2021 December 17, 2021
    Spring Term, May 7, 2022 March 18, 2022
    Summer Term(s), September 3, 2022 July 8, 2022

     

College of Professional Studies, Graduate Level
  • CPS Master Degree Candidates

    Ceremony Date: May 20, 2022

     

    Date You Complete Degree Requirements: Deadline for completing application in order to participate in ceremony:
    Fall Term, December 18, 2021 December 17, 2021
    Winter Term, April 2, 2022 March 18, 2022
    Spring Term, July 2, 2022 March 18, 2022
    Summer Term, September 3, 2022 March 18, 2022

     

  • CPS Doctoral Degree Candidates

    Ceremony Date: May 19, 2022

     

    Date You Complete Degree Requirements: Deadline for completing application in order to participate in ceremony:
    Fall Term, December 18, 2021 December 17, 2021
    Winter Term, April 2, 2022 March 18, 2022
    Spring Term, July 2, 2022 July 1, 2022

    *Your ceremony will be held in 2023.

    Summer Term, September 3, 2022 July 8, 2022

    *Your ceremony will be held in 2023.

     

  • CPS Graduate Certificate Programs
    Date You Complete Degree Requirements: Deadline for completing application:
    Fall Term, December 18, 2021 December 17, 2021
    Winter Term, April 2, 2022 March 18, 2022
    Spring Term, July 2, 2022 July 1, 2022
    Summer Term, September 3, 2022 July 8, 2022

     

School of Nursing, BSN
  • Boston Campus, BS in Nursing
    BSN-NURS-2 – Bachelor of Science in Nursing Pinning Ceremonies
    Date You Completed Degree Requirements: Deadline for completing application in order to participate in ceremony: Ceremony date: Ceremony location:
    Fall Term, December 18, 2021 November 3, 2021 December 17, 2021 Blackman Auditorium
    Spring Term, May 7, 2022 April 4, 2022 May 5, 2022 TBD
    Summer Term(s), August 31, 2022 July 6, 2022 August 19, 2022 TBD

     

    MS-NURS-DE – Bachelor of Science in Nursing Pinning Ceremonies
    Date You Complete Degree Requirements: Deadline for completing application in order to participate in ceremony: Ceremony date: Ceremony location:
    Fall Term, December 18, 2021 November 3, 2021 December 17, 2021 Blackman Auditorium
  • Charlotte Campus, BS in Nursing
    BSN-NURS-2 – Bachelor of Science in Nursing Pinning Ceremonies
    Date You Complete Degree Requirements: Deadline for completing application in order to participate in ceremony: Ceremony date: Ceremony location:
    Fall Term, December 18, 2021 November 3, 2021 December 21, 2021 UNC Dubois Auditorium
    Spring Term,  May 6, 2022 April 4, 2022 May 3, 2022 TBD
    Summer Term(s), August 31, 2022 July 6, 2022 August 23, 2022 TBD
Graduate Schools
  • Bouvé College of Health Sciences

    Ceremony Date: May 13, 2022

     

    Date You Complete Degree Requirements: Deadline for completing application in order to participate in ceremony:
    Fall Term, December 18, 2021 December 17, 2021
    Spring Term, May 7, 2022 February 25, 2022
    Summer Term(s), August 31, 2022 February 25, 2022

     

  • College of Arts, Media and Design

    Ceremony Date: May 13, 2022

     

    Date You Complete Degree Requirements: Deadline for completing application in order to participate in ceremony:
    Fall Term, December 18, 2021 December 17, 2021
    Spring Term, May 7, 2022 February 25, 2022
    Summer Term(s), August 31, 2022 February 25, 2022

     

  • D'Amore-McKim School of Business

    Ceremony Date: May 13, 2022

     

    Date You Complete Degree Requirements: Deadline for completing application in order to participate in ceremony:
    Fall Term, December 18, 2021 December 17, 2021
    Spring Term, May 7, 2022 February 25, 2022
    Summer Term(s), August 31, 2022 February 25, 2022

     

  • College of Engineering

    Ceremony Date: May 13, 2022

     

    Date You Complete Degree Requirements: Deadline for completing application in order to participate in ceremony:
    Fall Term, December 18, 2021 December 17, 2021
    Spring Term, May 7, 2022 February 25, 2022
    Summer Term(s), August 31, 2022 February 25, 2022

     

  • Khoury College of Computer Sciences

    Ceremony Date: May 13, 2022

     

    Date You Complete Degree Requirements: Deadline for completing application in order to participate in ceremony:
    Fall Term, December 18, 2021 December 17, 2021
    Spring Term, May 7, 2022 February 25, 2022
    Summer Term(s), August 31, 2022 February 25, 2022

     

  • College of Science

    Ceremony Date: May 13, 2022

     

    Date You Complete Degree Requirements: Deadline for completing application in order to participate in ceremony:
    Fall Term, December 18, 2021 December 17, 2021
    Spring Term, May 7, 2022 February 25, 2022
    Summer Term(s), August 31, 2022 February 25, 2022

     

  • College of Social Sciences and Humanities

    Ceremony Date: May 13, 2022

     

    Date You Complete Degree Requirements: Deadline for completing application in order to participate in ceremony:
    Fall Term, December 18, 2021 December 17, 2021
    Spring Term, May 7, 2022 February 25, 2022
    Summer Term(s), August 31, 2022 February 25, 2022

     

  • Graduate School Certificate Programs
    Date You Complete Degree Requirements: Deadline for completing application:
    Fall Term, December 18, 2021 December 17, 2021
    Spring Term, May 7, 2022 February 25, 2022
    Summer Term(s), August 31, 2022 August 23, 2022

     

  • Doctor of Philosophy

    Ceremony Date: May 9, 2022

     

    Date You Complete Degree Requirements: Deadline for completing application in order to participate in ceremony:
    Fall Term, December 18, 2021 December 17, 2021
    Spring Term, May 7, 2022 February 25, 2022
    Summer Term(s), August 31, 2022 August 23, 2022

    *Your ceremony will be held in 2023.

     

School of Law
  • Juris Doctor and Master of Laws

    Ceremony Date: May 20, 2022

     

    Date You Complete Degree Requirements: Deadline for completing application in order to participate in ceremony:
    Fall Semester, December 22, 2021 December 21, 2021

    *Class of 2021 School of Law ceremony has passed.

    Spring Semester, May 20, 2022 April 15, 2022
    Summer Semester, September 6, 2022 April 15, 2022
    Fall Semester, December 21, 2022 April 15, 2022

     

  • Master of Legal Studies

    Ceremony Date: May 20, 2022

     

    Date You Complete Degree Requirements: Deadline for completing application in order to participate in ceremony:
    Fall Semester, December 22, 2021 December 21, 2021

    *Class of 2021 School of Law ceremony has passed.

    Spring Semester, May 20, 2022 April 15, 2022
    Summer Semester, September 6, 2022 April 15, 2022
    Fall Semester, December 21, 2022 April 15, 2022

     

Please note that your graduation date is determined by the date you fulfill your academic requirements.

The Apply to Graduate form is vital in providing your college/school, the Office of the Registrar, and the Commencement Office with the critical information needed to serve you.

Please read the instructions carefully as you fill out the Apply to Graduate form. You will not be able to go back into the application and update this information once you click submit; please ensure accuracy and carefully review the summary page before you click “Submit Request.”

After completing the application, you may choose the View Application to Graduate link to review your details and/or to update your diploma mailing address. You may edit your address no later than two weeks prior to graduating.

Making a Name Change
If you’d like to update your first or last name, complete the  Commencement and Student Record Name Change Form  and submit it to the Office of the Registrar.

International Address
If you have an international address, please provide an international phone number.

After You Submit Your Graduation Application
If you need to update your degree information (such as degree, major, or conferral date), you must contact your advisor or the dean’s office of your college. Request that they complete and submit a “Curriculum or Conferral Date Change” form to the Office of the Registrar. Changes to your diploma name or other information must be submitted to the Commencement Office no later than six weeks prior to your graduation date by emailing the Office of the Registrar. You can update your diploma mailing address until two weeks prior to your graduation date—just go to the “View Application to Graduate” link in your Student Hub.

Degree Conferral
Degrees are awarded according to the final clearance process through the Office of the Registrar and the Office of the Dean.