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Commencement 2020

Juan Pedroza being hooded at Commencement 2018

Doctoral graduate, Juan Pedroza being hooded by Professor Saperstein at Commencement 2018

Image credit: Randy Michaud

Stanford University 129th Commencement 2020 - Department of Sociology

General Stanford University Commencement Information

For complete information and description of ceremonies and events, as well as planning instructions for students, parents, and faculty, please visit the Stanford University Commencement web site.

Department of Sociology Diploma Ceremony

Date: TBA

Time: TBA

Location:  TBA

Graduation Information

Diploma Reminders and Important Dates

  • If you are expecting to graduate at the end of Spring Quarter 2019-20, please file your graduation application on Axess by the application deadline, April 17, 2020 (5:00pm pst). 

  • Saturday, Feb 29: Spring Application to graduate available in Axess
  • The application deadline for late applications to graduate for undergraduates and graduates, for Spring Quarter degree conferral is June 5, 2020 (5:00 pm pst). June 5 is the last day to withdraw an application to graduate for Spring.

  • No applications to graduate are accepted after 5pm on June 5, 2020. 

Other Useful Links:

Registrar's Office Graduation and Commencement Forms  

Registrar's Office Graduation Information


Undergraduates: Information and survey link will be sent to you by Morgan in a separate email.  

Doctoral:  Please complete the anonymous PhD Exit Survey  (available May 1, 2020) by  June 5, 2020


Co-Terminal/Master's: Please complete your Co-Term Gradution Survey (available May 1, 2020) by June 5, 2020

PhD: Please complete your PhD Graduation Survey (available May 1, 2020) by June 5, 2020.