Department of Sociology Graduation Ceremony
Location: East Oval Grove
Commencement for the 2021-22 academic year will be held in person on Sunday, June 12, 2022. Please be sure to check the Stanford Health Alerts website for the most current Stanford policies and important information related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
General Stanford University 2022 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.
Student graduation information
Applying to Graduate - to start the graduation process, students must complete the online application to graduate.
Walk Through Petition - For students who wish to participate in the department graduation ceremony, but will NOT have their degree conferred in spring quarter, please submit your completed walk through petition by May 27, 2022.
Spring quarter degree conferral - the application to graduate will open on Axess, February 26, 2022 and the deadline to submit the application to graduate is April 8, 2022 (5p.m.) . Late applications to graduate spring quarter will be accepted ($50 fee) until May 27, 2022 (5p.m.).
Commencement Regalia - The Stanford Bookstore offers rental gowns and hoods* (caps will be purchased by the graduates) and other Commencement items.
*Hood color for Sociology Doctoral graduates - Science: Golden Yellow
* Hood color for Sociology Master's graduates - White
GRADUATION SURVEYS - Please submit your survey(s) by May 27, 2022.
PhD Graduation Attendance Survey - Please complete the survey if you plan to attend the spring 2022 graduation ceremony.
Sociology PhD Exit Survey - We value feedback from our graduates on their Stanford Sociology experience.
Co-Term and Master's Graduation Attendance Survey - Please complete the survey if you plan to attend the spring 2022 graduation ceremony.
BA Class of 2022 Graduation Exit Survey - Please complete the survey if you plan to attend the Spring 2022 graduation ceremony.
Information for 2020 and 2021 Graduates attending the 2022 Ceremony
Class of 2020 and 2021 Graduates who wish to attend the 2022 ceremony - We look forward to celebrating with our 2020 and 2021 Sociology graduates and their guests for an in-person graduation ceremony. Please take a moment to complete the Sociology Graduation Survey (see above) for your degree program, by May 27, 2022.
*Please be advised that all visitors are required to adhere to the Stanford University COVID-19 Health Alerts