Congratulations on reaching the final stretch of your current academic program! We look forward to celebrating with you. Finish strong!

The graduation process begins when the student submits a graduation application. Carefully review the information on Applying for Graduation.

While we award degrees at the end of every semester, Elon holds only one commencement ceremony. Please see the commencement website for more information.

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Graduation Term Deadline to Apply* Graduation Date
Fall 2023 August 28, 2023 December 15, 2023
Winter 2024 October 31, 2023 January 30, 2024
Spring 2024 October 31, 2023 May 24, 2024
Summer 2024 October 31, 2023 August 2, 2024

*For graduate students, please reach out to your respective program coordinators as deadlines may vary.

Deadline to Apply for Fall 2023 Graduation