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Graduate School of Social Service Diploma Ceremony

The 2022 University Commencement took place on Saturday, May 21, at 10 a.m. at the Rose Hill Campus, Edwards Parade.

All graduates we encouraged to join the University Commencement ceremony. In addition, the University Commencement and all school ceremonies was live-streamed for those who wish to watch remotely.

The Graduate School of Social Service diploma ceremony was on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 10 a.m. The livestream was available on this page.


Fordham University will continue to monitor CDC and New York State guidelines which could impact Commencement 2022 events. Please note that Fordham requires all visitors to campus (ages 5 and older) to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Booster shots will be required for all guests who are eligible. Please review the COVID-19 vaccination policy for more information.

Call 212-636-6606 for more information.

Ticket and other important information will be shared with graduating students and will be available on this webpage in the coming months.


Caps & Gowns

Caps, gowns, tassels, and hoods are now available for purchase. The deadline to place your order is Friday, April 8. You will also have an opportunity to purchase additional graduation items as well.

Masters gowns are keepers and do not need to be returned. The cap and gown cost $57.65 (plus tax). You may pick up your cap and gown for no additional cost at Fordham on specific dates. Caps and gowns can also be mailed home for an additional fee.

Doctoral gowns are available to rent and must be returned after your ceremony. The rental costs $114.05 (plus tax). Like master's gowns, you may pick up your cap and gown at Fordham for no additional cost or have it shipped to you for an additional fee.

Doctoral gowns are also available for purchase. Please note that doctoral gowns take several months to produce. Your purchased gown may not arrive in time if ordered after March 1.

Click here for more information about ordering caps & gowns.