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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 Deadline Official Conferral of Degrees Diploma Mailed
Fall October 15 January 30 Mid-March
Spring February 15 June 20 Late July
Summer June 30* August 30 Late September

*Note: Students whose graduation applications are received after March 30 will not have their names listed in the 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 2023 Arching and Commencement Ceremonies are for January 2023 graduates, and June & August 2023 graduation candidates. Participation in one or both ceremonies does not guarantee graduation.