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2017 Graduate Checklist

Petition for Graduation

Deadline: Friday, January 13

All graduates are required to submit a petition indicating their anticipation of successfully completing all degree requirements by the end of the spring semester. Students will be required to include information regarding the preferred name on their diploma, participation in commencement ceremonies, and number of tickets requested for guest(s) to the Peabody commencement ceremony. Petitions submitted after January 13, 2017 will be subject to a $30 late fee.

Order Commencement Regalia

Deadline: Sunday, April 16

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Attend Peabody's Graduation Fair

Tuesday, April 4, 11am — 2pm, Unger Lounge

Register Info with the Peabody Alumni Association

Please fill out our Alumni Association form here.

Record Your Name with MarchingOrder

Deadline: Monday, May 1

2) When prompted to enter your email, enter the email with which you petitioned to graduate/the email to which all previous graduation communications have been sent. This is NOT necessarily your Hopkins email. 
3) Click on the link within your email to create your password and access the site. If you do not receive the password email, please check you SPAM folder.
4) Follow MarchingOrder's instructions to type a phonetic transcription of your name and to record the pronunciation of your name through their automated phone system

Order Graduation Announcements

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Order Diploma Frame

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Order Johns Hopkins School Ring

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Exit Survey and Course Evaluations

Deadline: Friday, May 12

All graduates must complete spring course evaluations and a survey about their student experience prior to picking up their commencement tickets and receiving their diploma.

Regalia Distribution and Ticket Pick-up

Tuesday, May 16th, 11am – 2pm, Unger Lounge

Graduates participating in commencement exercise(s) will pick-up their cap and gown, as well as, any tickets requested for the Peabody commencement ceremony. Graduates will not be able to receive their tickets until their exit survey and course evaluations have been completed.

Sign-up for Graduation Week Activities (optional)

Thursday, May 18th through Monday, May 22nd

To view offerings and sign up, please stop by the Student Affairs Office.

Attend Peabody Commencement Rehearsal and Class Photo (MANDATORY)

Monday, May 22nd, 10am, Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall

All graduates participating in the Peabody Commencement ceremony are required to attend and bring their regalia to the mandatory rehearsal. Following the rehearsal graduates will report to Griswold Hall for class photos.


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