January Graduation

As January degree candidate, you are eligible to participate in the May 2022 Commencement exercises, as long as you have not previously participated for the same degree. Please note: there is no January University Commencement Ceremony. You will be emailed information in March for May Commencement Weekend (e.g. cap and gown rentals, commencement guest tickets, on campus accommodations, etc.). This information will be sent to your Notre Dame email address which will remain active until 60 days after the May 2022 graduation.

Diplomas will be available for pick-up in the Office of the Registrar, 300 Grace Hall, on or after February 4. Please remember to bring a valid Photo I.D. Diplomas will be mailed to those who provided a diploma mailing address via their Graduation Application. Diplomas will not be automatically sent to your home address.


Complete your Graduation Application (Tabs 1,2,3). Enter your name and hometown as they will appear in the May 2022 Commencement Program and your name as it will appear on your diploma. The deadline for submitting is Friday, November 4. After November 4, there will be a $65.00 fee assessed for changes to your diploma. If a hometown is not provided, your current home address will be used in the program.

You may purchase personalized announcements with your name and degree printed from Balfour/CB Grad. They are the official provider of University of Notre Dame announcements. Extra announcements may be ordered at any time. If you need further information, please contact Balfour/CB Grad directly.

Your financial account needs to be settled in full prior to the graduation date. Questions regarding financial accounts should be directed to the Office of Student Accounts at (574) 631-7113. You may go to the "My Student Account" task through insideND to view your account.

If your financial account has not been settled, you will be sent a notice in place of your diploma. Once you have settled your account, your diploma will be mailed to you. It will not be mailed automatically, you must first provide your diploma mailing address to Amy Routson.

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Graduating students who have borrowed from the Federal Perkins Loan or Federal Stafford Loan are required to complete the online exit counseling. This is a graduation requirement.

For complete information and the web addresses for the above, please visit the Office of Financial Aid ND Exit Loan Counseling Site.

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To receive your diploma, all charges assessed to your financial account before graduation must be paid in full at the Office of Student Accounts, 124 McKenna Hall.

You may go to the "Holds" task through insideND to view your holds.

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HONORS DISTINCTION (Does not apply to Graduate School degree candidates)
Latin Honors at the time of graduation are based on your cumulative GPA as of the end of the Fall semester.

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The Office of the Registrar, 300 Grace Hall, is open 9:00a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

If you have any questions regarding January graduation, please contact Amy Routson (574) 631-5183.

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Is my name on the Graduation list for January? Check here

Address Changes - Check your active addresses with the University by logging into insideND, then to your Contact Information task. You can email address changes to Address.1@nd.edu. Please make sure to include your NetID or NDID and the date your address will become active. The University will need an active address to mail your W-2 statement.


In late February, 2022, you will receive an email asking you to return to the Graduation Application to R.S.V.P. for your Diploma Ceremony and Commencement Mass and to request guest tickets for the University Commencement Ceremony.

Check your Notre Dame email account periodically for additional commencement information. Your email account will remain active for 60 days after the May, 2022, graduation. You may also receive information from your college or department on Commencement-related activities.

GradFair - (Tuesday, March 15, 2022). If you are unable to attend, please check the Commencement website for information on ordering your cap and gown, on-campus accommodations, and ticketed meals, etc.

Information regarding the May, 2022, Commencement activities will be updated as it becomes available at: http://commencement.nd.edu.

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