Four smiling graduates dressed in regalia.
until commencement 2017

What’s New

Johns Hopkins 2017 Commencement Speaker

Select articles from the 2017 Commencement speaker,
Frank Bruni

A Father’s Journey
Divided by Race, United by Pain
The Wilds of Education

See the full HUB article here!

Regalia has gotten a makeover! The university’s regalia vendor has changed to Oak Hall. To participate in the school-specific and universitywide ceremonies, you will need to purchase the new regalia.

Purchase Regalia

Three black and gold robes- 2 undergraduate, 1 doctoral.

When & Where

Wednesday, May 24 at 1:30 p.m.
Royal Farms Arena
201 W. Baltimore Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Doors to the arena open at 12 p.m.
Candidate lineup is at 12:30 p.m.
The ceremony is expected to conclude around 5:30 p.m.
Tickets are not required for family and guests of graduates.
Out of respect for other graduates, all graduates and their guests are expected to stay until the end.

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Future Commencement dates:
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Thursday, May 21, 2020

Ariel perspective photo of Commencement ceremony. Graduates sitting in chairs on floor of Arena and spectators looking on.
Students walk down the aisle
A student's decorated graduation cap
For questions and additional information, please call 410-516-7711 or email

Last updated March 29, 2017