Skip Navigation


Checklist and Information for Undergraduates

Please visit these links for University-wide Ceremony information:

The 2015 Commencement ceremony will take place on Homewood Field on Thursday, May 21, 2015.
Procession begins at 8:40 a.m.

Specific Information for Undergrads

Remember to take care of this check-list before Commencement:

  • Donate to the Senior Class Gift Campaign -
  • Order your cap and gown - Regalia may be ordered through the Johns Hopkins Barnes and Noble at St. Paul and 33rd Streets. You may contact them at 410.662.5850 or go online to
    Deadline to order regalia is April 6, 2014
  • Have your Senior Portrait taken - Call 800-348-4360 or see for more information.
  • Prepare Graduation Announcements: Campus Book Center: 410-662-5850
  • Pick out Diploma Frames (14"x17"): or
  • Be part of the JHU Ring Tradition: or 1-866-225-3687.
  • Order your yearbook: Contact the Office of Student Life with any questions - 410-516-8208.
  • Take advantage of "Last Chance" laptop sales for graduating seniors and their parents -
  • Go to the Grad Fair (Dates TBA) at Barnes & Noble to order your regalia, order personalized announcements, class rings, diploma frames, and more!!
  • Please complete the annual Senior Survey!
  • Sign up for Senior Week activities here!


The following will be available at the Commencement ceremony:

  • Flowers and Graduation T-shirts with all the graduates' names on the back will be available for purchase.
  • Commencement Photos:
    - A photographer from GradImagesĀ® will be at your ceremony to take a candid photograph of you.
    - You will receive a free passport-sized digital proof of this photo on an order card within 5-7 days following the ceremony.
    - After the ceremony you may order online at or call 800-261-2576.
    - Since photographs will be available, family members and guests are encouraged to remain in their seats..

Important Academic Contacts

  • Arts and Sciences Academic Advising: 410-516-8216
    Check on completed credit hours for graduation (student inquiries only)
  • Engineering Academic Affairs: 410-516-7395
    Check on completed credit hours for graduation (student inquiries only)
  • Registrar
    Order official transcript(s)
  • Student Financial Services: 410-516-8028
    Set up an exit interview
  • Student Accounts: 410-516-8158
    Clear up past-due payments
  • Career Center: 410-516-8056
    Have resume and cover letter checked
  • Campus Book Center: 410-662-5850
    Order announcements
    Order cap and gown
  • Make reservations at hotels and restaurants for guests
    Learn More, See More, B'More: Hotels
  • Return library books
  • Pay parking tickets
  • Be on Keyser Quadrangle at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 21st.

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