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Degree candidates eligible to participate in the winter graduation exercises include:

  • Doctoral candidates who completed their studies and requirements as of Dec. 4, 2020
  • All undergraduate and master's degree candidates who completed their studies and requirements as of Dec. 18, 2020

The Registrar's Office has information on the steps you need to take throughout the graduation process.

Students submitting a thesis or dissertation must receive notification from University Dissertation and Thesis Services by Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, at 5 p.m. ET, that the document's formatting has been approved, and format review is complete. You must turn in your final, defended, and approved document by Friday, Dec. 4, 2020, at 5 p.m. ET.

Mason graduates celebrate in EagleBank Arena

The winter graduating class of 2019 included more than 4,600 graduates and totaled more than 5,000 when counting students earning certificates. They represened 54 countries and 37 states.