March Graduation Timeline

For a diploma awarded on March 2, 2021:

*Please note: this page is regularly updated.

  • November 2, 2020: Online Application for Degree opens via my.harvard (see Apply to Graduate instructions)
  • December 18, 2020: Online Application for Degree due via my.harvard (see Apply to Graduate instructions)
  • January 8, 2021: Complete loan exit counseling requirements
  • January 15, 2021 by 5pm: Doctoral Students – Dissertation/thesis due to the Registrar’s Office via ETDs @ ProQuest; detailed formatting and submission guidelines are available here
  • Meet with a career coach for job search help
  • Complete the Post-Graduation Plans Questionnaire