Graduation

Congratulations!

You’re ready to finish your graduate career at Binghamton University. We look forward to celebrating your accomplishments at Commencement.

Use the dates and deadlines below to ensure a smooth final semester.

If you are not able to meet these deadlines, you will have to register for the next semester and apply to receive your degree and/or certificate at the conclusion of that term. If you are an international student and you do not graduate by the completion date listed on your I-20, you must apply for an extension with the Office of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS). The Fall 2020 application for degree will open on September 8.

 

Fall 2020

Summer 2020

Graduate Application for Degree/Certificate (form)
Recommended date:
Absolute deadline:
December 1
December 7
July 24
July 31
Submit by the recommended date to be included in the Commencement program.
Thesis/Dissertation Electronic Submissions (if required) (details)
Recommended date (for new submissions):
Absolute deadline (for new submissions):
November 30
December 9
July 24
July 31
You may need to make formatting revisions after these dates. For the fastest assistance with formatting revisions, please submit by the recommended date.
Certificate Forms and Fees (if required)
Recommended date:
Absolute deadline:
November 30
December 7
July 31
August 7
 
Recommendation for Award of Degree/Certificate (forms)
Due from departments by: December 14 August 13
     
Commencement and Conferral

Intent to Participate in Commencement Form Deadline:
Commencement Ceremony Dates:
Degree Conferral Date:

N/A
N/A
December 20

N/A
N/A
August 14

Questions?

Contact the Degree Completion Team at gad@binghamton.edu.

You may also find the answers to your questions in the Graduate School Manual.