MBA Graduation

Spring 2015 Smith School Commencement Ceremony Information - Please click here to access the Smith School Commencement Website. Here you will find information on the Smith School Ceremony, including instructions for graduating students & guests.

Spring 2015 Campus Commencement Ceremony Information(link is external) - Please click here to access the University Campus-wide Commencement ceremony. Please note students will not have their name read or walk across the stage at this ceremony.

The Robert H. Smith School of Business will host a reception with light hors d'oeuvres and a champagne toast for MBA and MS/MFin graduates and their guests immediately following the commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 21st, 2015. Please click here to RSVP:

Degrees will be posted to the student's record 2-4 weeks after graduation.

Diplomas are typically mailed 4-6 weeks after graduation. They will not be mailed if students have outstanding financial obligations to the University (example: parking tickets, overdue books, or unpaid tuition bills). Contact the Diploma Office (301-314-8270) for questions regarding a diploma not received 6 weeks following the semester’s completion.

If you must change the address of where your diploma should be mailed, please contact the Diploma Office at (301) 314-8270.

Information on purchasing your cap and gown is available on the main Robert H. Smith website. MBA students should purchase regalia in the "drab" color scheme. If you wish to have your graduation regalia shipped to you for an extra $18.95, please complete the Student Regalia Order Form and email or fax to Myra Hanson by April 10, 2015 ( sends e-mail) or 301-314-7858). A credit card number will be required to process your order.

For Shady Grove students, regalia is also available for purchase at the USG Bookstore. Students must pre-order their regalia in person by Friday, April 3rd. Regalia will be delivered to the USG Bookstore in mid-April.

Spring 2015 - Masters of Business Administration (MBA) including MBA/MS and other joint degrees.

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