Plan for Graduation

Graduation is an exciting time, and we look forward to supporting you as you transition from a student to a Brandeis graduate. We hope you stay in contact with your instructors, your fellow students and the staff at GPS.

As you prepare to complete your master's degree program, please keep the following information in mind. And as always, please contact your student advisor with questions or concerns.

Apply to Graduate

You will receive a Graduate Degree Application from the Registrar's Office, along with instructions to update your diploma name and mailing address. Your application will be due by one of the following deadlines:

Session of Program Completion Approximate Application Deadline Degree Conferral Date
Fall-1 Nov. 1 Feb. 1
Fall-2 Nov. 1 Feb. 1
Spring-1 March 1 May commencement date
Spring-2 June 15 Aug. 31

Logistics and Ceremonies

Information regarding Brandeis University's 73rd commencement ceremony to be held in May 2024 will be forthcoming. Please check this space and the main commencement website in future moths for updates. If you have any questions, please reach out to

Register with B Connect

We invite you to register with B Connect and join the Brandeis University Alumni Association. The association offers a variety of valuable benefits and services for alumni to enjoy. We invite you to familiarize yourself with B Connect and other services available to GPS alumni. And remember to keep us posted on your professional and personal growth, as well as ideas for new areas of study we might consider. Your feedback is critical to our continuing success.