Information for Graduates

This information is from the 2015 Commencement, information about 2016 will be added as it becomes available.

Who is eligible to attend Commencement?

November, March, and May graduates are invited to attend morning commencement exercises in Harvard Yard and the afternoon ceremony at Harvard Chan.

If you are currently enrolled as an MD/MPH degree candidate and anticipate completion of Harvard Chan course requirements for the Masters of Public Health by May 2015, you are welcome to participate in the Commencement exercises, though your degree will be awarded once your MD degree is conferred.


  1. Apply to Graduate via myHarvardChan
  2. Diploma information (if you are attending commencement, you may pick up your diploma following the ceremony.)
  3. Visa Support Letter (request a letter for visas)
  4. Commencement Information and Response Form (CIRF)
  5. Class of 2015 Photo with Dean Frenk
  6. Order Regalia
  7. Survey of Graduating Students
  8. Loan Exit Counseling
  9. Graduation Checklist for P:Drive
  10. Locker and Mailbox clean out

Additional Graduation Information

Post Graduation