Application Deadlines

All degree-seeking students in all programs except Law (JD, LLM) should apply for graduation via the online graduation application in GWeb. The Law School 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: Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018
Online applications for degree-seeking students must be submitted in GWeb by:* Oct 1, 2017 Feb 1, 2018 Jul 1, 2018**
Date of graduation printed on your diploma will be: Jan 19, 2018 May 20, 2018 Aug 31, 2018
Sep 1, 2018 (Law School)
Diploma name changes must be processed NO LATER THAN: Jan 19, 2018 Mar 31, 2018 Aug 31, 2018
Diploma address changes must be submitted in writing to diploma@gwu.edu by: Jan 22, 2018 May 31, 2018 Sep 4, 2018

* 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.