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Graduation Information

Graduation Information

Graduation is the completion of all degree requirements as certified and recorded on a student’s official transcript. To graduate from Ramapo College, you must submit an online graduation application by the required deadline. (Deadlines listed below) A graduation application is required to earn your Ramapo degree regardless of participation in Commencement and related events.

Click here for complete information on Ramapo College’s graduation requirements and the online graduation application.

Graduation Term Graduation Application Available Graduation Application Deadline Official Conferral of Degrees Diploma Mailed 
Fall June 1 to November 6 November 6 January 30 Mid-March
Spring November 7 to April 1 April 1 June 20 Late July
Summer March 1 to May 31* May 31* August 30 Late September

*Note: Students whose graduation applications are received after April 1 will NOT have their names listed in the printed Commencement Program.

For questions related to your eligibility to graduate, your graduation application and/or the processing of your diploma, please contact the Office of the Registrar directly at


The 2024 Arching and Commencement Ceremonies are for January 2024 graduates, and June & August 2024 graduation candidates. Participation in one or both ceremonies does not guarantee graduation.