As a January 2023 degree candidate, you are eligible to participate in the May 2023 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 sent information by the first week of 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 2023 graduation.
Diplomas will not be automatically sent to your home address. Diplomas will be mailed to the address you provide to us in your Graduation Application. If you are on campus and are leaving the country, you can arrange to pick-up your diploma in the Office of the Registrar, 300 Grace Hall, on or after February 10. Please remember to bring a valid Photo I.D.
- COMPLETE YOUR GRADUATION APPLICATION (by December 9)
- PERSONALIZED ANNOUNCEMENTS (Balfour/CB Grad)
- FINANCIAL ACCOUNT
- FEDERAL STUDENT LOANS
- HONORS DISTINCTION (Does not apply to Graduate School degree candidates)
COMPLETE YOUR GRADUATION APPLICATION
Complete your Graduation Application. You can submit your degree, name, and hometown as they will appear in the May 2023 Commencement Program and your name as it will appear on your diploma. The deadline for submitting is December 9. After December 9, there will be a $65.00 fee assessed for changes to your diploma. Degree Candidate January list.
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 "Student Account Balance" link 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 mailing address to Amy Jennings.
FEDERAL STUDENT LOANS
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.
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 "View Holds" link through insideND to view your holds.
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 Summer semester.
If you have any questions regarding January graduation, please contact Amy Jennings (574) 631-5183.