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Johns Hopkins Commencement
Thursday, May 25, 2006

University-Wide Commencement Ceremony

The University-wide Commencement Ceremony will be held on the Homewood Field of the Homewood campus at 9:15 a.m. on Thursday, May 25, 2006. Those eligible to participate are degree candidates from all the schools of Johns Hopkins University. Diplomas will be issued to those Doctoral candidates who have been formally approved by the respective Faculty Boards prior to Commencement. Degrees will be conferred for all candidates.

Essential Information about Commencement

Date: Thursday, May 25

Time: Candidates must report to their robing locations by 7:30 a.m. as outlined below. The Processional will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m.

Place: The ceremony will take place on Homewood Field, University Parkway.

Cap and Gown Information

Cap and Gown Orders for Arts and Sciences, Engineering and SPSBE

Order at the On-Campus Graduation Center- Johns Hopkins Book Center, Gilman Hall, Homewood Campus. Deadline to order is April 5, 2006.

  • Monday, April 3 — 11:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Tuesday, April 4 — 11:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday, April 5 — 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • Or, order online at www.herffjones.com/college/graduation.

  • Download the Cap Measuring Tape to help you complete the order form.

    Cap and Gown Orders for All Other Schools

    Graduating students of Medicine, Public Health, Nursing, Peabody and SAIS, will receive separate cap and gown information according to their school.

    Cap and Gown Returns

    Doctoral candidates will return rental regalia to Room 10, Gilman Hall Lower Level on Thursday, May 25. Purchase of any cap and gown or hood may be done at that time by cash or check.

    School of Medicine will return regalia at the Meyerhoff

    School of Nursing will return regalia to Room 10, Gilman Hall on Thursday, May 25

    School of Public Health will return regalia at the Meyerhoff

    Peabody and SAIS will return regalia following the ceremony.

    Robing Locations

    Information to come. Please check back again soon.

    Academic Procession

    At 8:55 a.m. the groups of candidates will move in sequence from the Athletic Center onto Homewood Field as guided by Marshals and staff from the Homewood Registrar's Office. Candidates will then march down the center aisle, to the appropriate row in the seating area. Candidates will remain standing until after the Invocation. Men will remove their caps before the Invocation and replace them when they rise for conferring of degrees.

    Conferring of Degrees

    During the ceremony the appropriate officers will present to the President of the University the candidates for degrees. As each group is presented, that group will stand while the President confers the degree. All doctoral candidates will proceed to the stage individually, according to degree, as their names are called, where all except Doctors of Medicine will be given their diplomas. (Doctors of Medicine receive their diplomas at 2:30 p.m. in the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral Street, on Thursday, May 25, 2006).

    Diploma Distribution

    The Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences Master's Candidates Ceremony
    (Full-time and Part-time)
    Diploma ceremony, Friday, May 26, at 10 a.m., Homewood Field. Reception to follow ceremony (Full-time and Part-time) in the Robert Scott Gymnasium, Ralph S. O'Connor Recreation Center
    The Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts & Sciences & the G.W.C. Whiting School of Engineering Undergraduates
    including Part-time Engineering Undergraduates
    Diploma ceremony on Thursday, May 25 at 1:45, Homewood Field, University Parkway. Diplomas will be distributed following the ceremony in the Goldfarb Gymnasium in the Newton White Athletic Center.
    The G.W.C. Whiting School of Engineering Master's Candidates
    (Full-time and Part-time)
    Graduate ceremony on Wednesday, May 24, at 7:00 p.m., Homewood Field, University Parkway. Reception to follow ceremony in the Robert Scott Gymnasium, Ralph S. O'Connor Recreation Center.
    School of Professional Studies in Business and Education (except Ed.D's) Diploma ceremony Thursday, May 25, 7:30 p.m., Homewood Field, University Parkway. Reception to follow ceremony in the Robert Scott Gymnasium, Ralph S. O'Connor Recreation Center.
    The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies Diploma ceremony, Thursday, May 25 at 3:00 p.m., Constitution Hall, 18th and D Sts., NW., Washington, D.C. Reception to follow ceremony at SAIS.
    The Bloomberg School of Public Health Convocation ceremony, Wednesday, May 24, at 2:00 p.m., Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St., Baltimore.
    School of Medicine Diploma ceremony, Thursday, May 25, at 2:30 p.m., Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St., Baltimore.
    Peabody Conservatory Diploma ceremony Thursday, May 25, at 8:00 p.m., Friedberg Hall, 1 East Mount Vernon Place.
    School of Nursing
    (Baccalaureate Candidates)
    Diploma and Award Ceremony, Thursday, May 25 at 1:00 p.m.
    Shriver Hall, Homewood Campus
    School of Nursing
    (Master's and Doctoral Candidates)
    Diploma and Award Ceremony, Thursday, May 25 at 3:30 p.m.
    Shriver Hall, Homewood Campus

    Severe Weather Plan

    Unless there is severe weather (torrential rain, thunder/lightning), the ceremonies will be held outdoors on Homewood Field. In case of severe weather conditions that make it unsafe to hold a ceremony outside, there may be an abbreviated ceremony.

    If it becomes necessary to cancel the morning or afternoon ceremony, announcements will be made no later than 6:30 a.m. for the morning ceremony and no later than noon for the undergraduate ceremony, on the University's website www.jhu.edu and the Weather Emergency Line, (410-516-7781).

    If the morning ceremony is canceled, the doctoral candidates who had planned to attend may pick up their diplomas in the Goldfarb Gymnasium in the White Athletic Center between the hours of 9:00am - 11:00am. All other degree recipients will be instructed to attend the diploma ceremonies for their respective schools.

     
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