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School of Medicine Convocation

SOM Convocation Ceremony
Wednesday, May 20, 2020, 2:30 p.m., Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

Tickets are not required for the SOM convocation ceremony.

Speaker:  Bonnie L. Bassler, Ph.D.
                 Squibb Professor in Molecular Biology
                 Chair, Department of Molecular Biology
                 Princeton University

Please note: The Meyerhoff does not allow balloons in the venue.

Convocation Video

2019 ceremony video.

University-Wide Commencement Ceremony
Thursday, May 21, 2020, 11:00 a.m., Baltimore's Royal Farms Arena


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Ceremony Attendance

Attendance information for both ceremonies is due to the Registrar's Office eight weeks prior to the ceremony.

Disability Accommodations

For information concerning disability accommodations, please click here.

Certified Electronic Diplomas

Johns Hopkins University offers Certified Electronic Diplomas and Certificates.  Recent graduates may obtain their CeDiploma through the Student Information System portal.  For additional information about the Certified Electronic Credential and its features, please visit


Additional information concerning convocation will be posted as it becomes available. If you have a question not answered by this site, contact the Registrar's Office.

Last Updated:10/16/2019