Application Deadlines

All degree-seeking students in all programs except Law (JD, LLM) and Medicine (MD) should apply for graduation via the online graduation application in GWeb. The Law School and MD students will continue to use the paperĀ Application for Graduation.

Students must be registered for the semester or summer session immediately prior to the degree conferral date, and must complete all degree requirements by the last day of final examinations for that semester or summer session. Candidates for doctoral degrees may have earlier deadlines for completion of their degree requirements and should verify the submission date with their department.

Graduating in: Spring 2016 Summer 2016 Fall 2016 Spring 2017
Online applications for degree-seeking students must be submitted in GWeb by:* Feb 1, 2016 Jul 1, 2016** Oct 1, 2016 Feb 1, 2017
Date of graduation printed on your diploma will be: May 15, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 Jan 31, 2017 May 21, 2017
Diploma address changes must be submitted in writing to diploma@gwu.edu by: Jun 5, 2016 Sep 2, 2016 Feb 1, 2017 Jun 2, 2017

* After these deadlines applications must be submitted on paper and will be assessed a $35 late application fee.

** Summer graduates who elect to attend the preceding May ceremony must apply for graduation no later than March 15.