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Commencement 2017

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Countdown to Commencement 2017

Universitywide Commencement Ceremony
Wednesday, May 24 at 1:30 p.m.
Royal Farms Arena

Doors to the arena open 12:00 p.m.
Candidate line-up is at 12:30 p.m.
Procession begins at 1:30 p.m.
Tickets are not required for family and guests of graduates.
We expect the ceremony to end at approximately 5:30 p.m.
Out of respect for the other graduates, all graduates and their guests are expected to stay until the end.
We will continue to update the website with information throughout the year so be sure to check back.


See the HUB's complete coverage of the 2016 Commencement Ceremony.
Photos, videos and more!

View the 2016 Commencement program here.


Johns Hopkins is committed to promoting the full participation of all individuals with disabilities in the Commencement Exercises. Please contact the Commencement Office at or (410) 516-7711 by April 24 to request ASL Interpreters, Assisted Listening Devices and large print or Braille program booklets. In all situations, a good faith effort (up until the time of the event) will be made to provide accommodations.

For questions and additional information, please call 410-516-7711 or email