Congratulations, Mason Graduates!
George Mason University invites you to celebrate your achievements at the Winter 2023 Commencement Ceremony on December 14, 2023.
Get Ready... Get Set... Graduate!
Before you take the stage to collect your diploma, there are few details that need your attention.
First: Get the Paperwork Done
Students must confirm their eligibility. Run your degree evaluation on Patriotweb, then complete and submit your graduation application by September 30th. Further information on this process is available on the Office of the University Registrar website.
Next: Get your Regalia
Attend Winter Grad Fair to purchase graduation regalia. Caps, gowns, stoles, cords, announcements, diploma frames and more will be available at the Johnson Center event.
Then: Plan to Attend
|9:30 am||Commencement Ceremony|
|1:30 pm||Degree Celebration for CHSS, COS, SCHAR, CARTER, CVPA, CEHD|
|5:30 pm||Degree Celebration for CEC, BUS, CPH|
All Doctoral students will be recognized individually at the Commencement Ceremony. Other graduates will be asked to stand as a group when their major is called for recognition. The Degree Celebrations will provide the opportunity for all Bachelors and Masters students to be individually recognized and walk across the stage.
Graduate Students: Working on a thesis or dissertation?
In order to be eligible to graduate in the Winter 2023 Semester, all Master's students writing theses and all Doctoral students writing dissertations must adhere to specific deadlines.
- The Format Review deadline for the Winter 2023 Semester is 5:00 p.m. on Monday, November 27. All Master's students writing theses and all Doctoral students writing dissertations are required to submit their documents to UDTS via email for the Format Review.
- All final copies of theses/dissertations and all necessary materials are due to UDTS by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 1.