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Diploma Ceremony Response

Woolsey Hall - GSAS Diploma Ceremony
May 18, 2020
12:15 pm

Please fill out the form below by April 15 regardless of whether or not you will attend the Diploma Ceremony - For all GSAS graduates for this acadmic year (December & May degrees)

*If you do not plan to attend the GSAS Diploma Ceremony in Woolsey Hall (or Horchow Hall), you must complete this GSAS form and also submit the separate diploma request form for the Office of the Secretary, to let them know how you would like to receive your diploma.

Tickets are not required for the GSAS Diploma Ceremony in Woolsey Hall. Each graduate attending has an assigned seat on the main floor, while guest seating is open in the auditorium on the main floor and balcony levels.

  • Students receiving the M.A., M.S. or M.Phil. degree en route to the Ph.D. degree normally do not attend the Diploma Ceremony. Only students receiving Ph.D. and terminal Master's degrees typically attend.

  • Students receiving their MA or MAS degree from the Jackson Institute of Global Affairs receive their diplomas in a separate ceremony held at Horchow Hall on Hillhouse Avenue. 
  • B.A./M.A. and B.S./M.S. degree candidates usually receive their Graduate School diploma at the ceremony at their undergraduate residential college.

Please consult the full Schedule of GSAS Commencement events

For questions about GS Commencement attendance, email

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