Graduation Ceremonies Spring 2019

Congratulations!

The SJSU School of Information participates in the onsite commencement ceremony held by the College of Health and Human Sciences once a year in spring (May) to honor fall, spring and summer graduating students.

This page will be updated when more information about the spring 2019 commencement is available.

Graduation Eligibility

Students who received notice that their graduation requirements were met and their degrees were conferred for August 2018 or December 2018 are eligible to participate in the May 2019 commencement. If spring 2019 is your last semester, and you intend to graduate in May 2019, you will only be eligible to participate in commencement if the following requirements have been met:

  1. You have been advanced to graduate candidacy (an approved candidacy form is on file with GAPE).
  2. You have submitted an Application for Award of Master's Degree for May 2019 graduation (this is not the same as the candidacy form).
  3. You have completed INFO 289 e-Portfolio or INFO 299 Thesis

If you will be completing your degree during the Summer 2019 term and graduating in August 2019, you will be eligible to participate in the May 2019 commencement as long as:

  1. You have been advanced to graduate candidacy (an approved candidacy form is on file with GAPE).
  2. You have submitted an Application for Award of Master's Degree for August 2019 graduation (this is not the same as the candidacy form).
  3. You have completed INFO 289 e-Portfolio or INFO 299 Thesis

Please contact the SJSU iSchool Student Services Team, with any questions about the graduation application process, qualifications, and/or eligibility. Please email Sheila Gurtu if you would like iSchool staff to know the phonetic pronunciation of your name before it is recorded on the online graduation platform.

Virtual Graduation Celebration

The School of Information will host a virtual synchronous online celebration honoring all our school’s graduates, so that everyone will be able to join the celebration online. More information still to come.

Virtual Graduation Website

A special online graduation platform was built with input from students and faculty and features graduate student profiles, degree presentations, graduating student award winners, and more. Visitors can search by graduate name and post congratulatory messages.

Student Profile Photo Submission Guidelines for Virtual Graduation Website

Follow the instructions once you begin setting up your profile, but these are basic photo guidelines for your submission:

  • A head shot of you (e.g., head and shoulders) Please no props, groups shots or full body photos.
  • Professional-looking
  • High-quality/resolution (minimum size is 260 x 173 pixels)
  • JPEG/PNG/BMP photo file (Word documents, PDFs and PowerPoint Files cannot be accepted)
  • Do not crop to alter your photo