Master's Convocation 2017

The GSAS Master's Convocation ceremony honors certificate and master's degree recipients who have graduated during the current academic year. Each candidate is individually recognized. Graduates process onto the stage where they are hooded by a faculty member and shake hands with the dean.

The ceremony will take place on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 from 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. at the Beacon Theatre.

Registration will open on Monday, March 6 and close Wednesday, April 26. For questions about the ceremony, please contact


"What's the Difference Between GSAS Master's Convocation and All-University Commencement? Which ceremony should I attend?" This helpful guide (PDF) can answer your questions.