Applying for Graduation

The deadline to apply for graduation is the 10th day of class of the semester in which you intend to graduate.  The deadline to apply for the Fall 2022 semester was Monday, September 12, 2022.

If a student does not complete the online graduation application by the end of the schedule adjustment period of the semester in which they plan to graduate, please contact CCJS Advising (ccjsadvising [at] for instructions on how to complete a late application.



Fall 2022 Graduates

Winter 2022 graduates are invited to celebrate their accomplishments with refreshments and festivities!  Join us on Thursday, December 1 from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM for dinner and drinks.  Remember to bring your ID if you are 21+.  

The formal BSOS Commencement Ceremony for winter and spring graduates will be on Wednesday, May 24, 2023, where each student will be individually recognized on stage.

RSVP for the December 1 party by November 24, 2022.  Attire is casual.  For questions, please contact Nancy O'Rourke, Assistant Director of BSOS Events at norourke [at]


Spring 2023 Commencement

Recognizing August 2022, December 2022, and May 2023 graduates


Campus-Wide Ceremony

Date: Monday, May 22, 2023

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Maryland Stadium

For information regarding the Campus-Wide Ceremony, visit

Any questions about the Campus-Wide Ceremony not answered by the website above should be directed to the Office of Special Events.



College of Behavioral and Social Sciences Ceremony

Date: Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Xfinity Center

Important: Students in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice will be recognized during BSOS ceremony number two at 7:00 PM.

For information regarding the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences Ceremonies, visit