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GSAS Diploma Ceremony

Fordham University 174th Commencement

Saturday, 18 May 2019 at 9:55 a.m. at the Rose Hill Campus, Edwards Parade

GSAS 2016 Graduates

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Diploma Ceremony

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Diploma Ceremony will be held in the University Church immediately following the University Commencement.

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Master's candidates academic apparel
Doctoral candidates academic apparel

Claim your Diploma Ceremony Tickets

You may begin to claim up to three (3) tickets on Monday, April 1, 2019 through Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Tickets must be claimed online. During this process, there will be a waitlist available to request one (1) extra ticket in the unlikely event that extra tickets are available.

Important Dates for Graduates

Action Item Deadline
Complete the Graduation Attendance Survey Wednesday, March 27
Order Cap and Gown Friday, April 5
Claim Tickets for GSAS Diploma Ceremony Form Opens: Monday, April 1
Form Closes: Wednesday, April 17


Diplomas will be available after the ceremony at a table outside the church entrance. They may not be picked up early and will only be distributed post ceremony. In case of rain, diplomas will be distributed in the University Church basement.

If you do not attend the Diploma Ceremony but still wish to pick up your diploma, diplomas can also be picked up in Thebaud Hall from May 22 – 24.

Diplomas not picked up will be mailed.

University Commencement Guide

Vuew the University Commencement Guide for Master's and Doctoral Candidates

Graduation Photography

A professional photographer from Island Photography will be taking photographs of each graduate as they are recognized during the ceremony.  

Within 72 hours after your commencement, you will be emailed a secure link and PIN to view and order your photos.

GSAS Diploma Ceremony



Register the email of family and friends so they can receive direct links to your proofs.